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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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7 Common Addiction Recovery Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

7 Common Addiction Recovery Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Did you know Native Americans have the highest addiction rates for substances like alcohol, marijuana, cocaine, and other drugs? They’ve long been vulnerable to substance abuse. And there are many common addiction
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The Top Signs of Addiction: How to Tell a Loved One Needs Help

The Top Signs of Addiction: How to Tell a Loved One Needs Help

10% of Native Americans have a substance abuse disorder. This is a result of a combination of factors. They include economic disadvantages and limited access to health care and treatment.
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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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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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