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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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
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.
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
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