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Tag: Substance Abuse

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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Rehab center

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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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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Homeless Native American

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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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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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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