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Indigenous Intergenerational Trauma: Addiction in the Native American Culture

Trauma can happen to anyone regardless of their race, sex, culture, lineage, etc. However, those who are from cultures that have endured extreme violence, persecution, etc. are more susceptible to
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Native American Substance Abuse Treatment Outcomes

Approximately 5.6 million Native Americans live in the United States. While this number is only 1.7 percent of the entire population, the rate of substance abuse or addiction issues are
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Disparities and Inadequacies in Native American Healthcare

Disparities and inadequacies in Native American Healthcare has been the case for many decades. Health disparities consist of injustices of health care due to social disadvantages. Though there should not
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Alcoholism, Genetics and Native American Metabolism

Of all ethnic groups in the US, Native Americans are the highest to suffer from alcoholism. Does this indicate that this population is more genetically prone to alcohol-related disorders? Or
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How to Know Your Native American Loved One Needs to Go to a Rehab Center

Native American people have the highest rate of substance abuse despite representing a minority of the population. Native American addiction is complicated and nuanced, and treatment can be difficult.  There
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Native Americans, Homelessness, & Substance Abuse

When it comes to homelessness, the Native American population is overrepresented in this area. Though a minority group within America, it has been estimated that they make up 8 percent
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Does Drinking Make You Feel Anger? Here’s Why.

Some people can drink and feel quite relaxed and sociable.  Whether they drink one or one too many, they typically don’t struggle with feeling intense anger while they’re drinking. However,
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Detoxing: Your First Step Toward Sobriety

Addiction to alcohol or drugs can cause a lot of suffering for an individual and their family. The consequences can be devastating, leading to severe depression, lost relationships, trouble with
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Are You Addicted To Alcohol? Alcoholism Warning Signs

According to the National Institute of Health, about 7 percent of Native Americans living in the United States struggle with an addiction to alcohol. This is a bit higher than
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