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Indigenous Intergenerational Trauma

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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Allen King’s Man of the Year Award

Allen King’s Man of the Year Award Nomination Biography From the first moment I met Allen King, he inspired me. I knew that writing this would be a challenge due
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Missing, Murdered Native Women: Are We Paying Attention?

It’s a huge worry for families when someone goes missing. It’s even more tragic when a loved one is murdered. Sadly, for Native American women, the chance of becoming a
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Suicide Among the Native American Population

Losing anyone to suicide is tragic.  It’s no secret that around the world, the number of people committing suicide are growing. What many people don’t know is that the rates
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Native American Depression and Substance Abuse Go Hand-In-Hand

If you’re struggling with addiction or substance abuse issues, chances are you’re also struggling with some depression. At the very least, you may feel deep sadness or cycles of sadness
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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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Growth and Recovery Through Native American Spirituality

Knowing who you are and what your purpose is are two important questions most people ask throughout their lives. After all, if you lose your sense of identity, you can
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Native Americans and Addiction Recovery

Though native Americans make up 1.7% of the American population, they have a disproportionate level of substance abuse than any other ethnic group. There are a variety of reasons for the
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