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Mental health programs for American Indians

Gordon Neligh

Mental health programs for American Indians

their logic, structure and function

by Gordon Neligh

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Published by National Center, Univ. of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Dept. of Psychiatry in Denver, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians of North America -- Mental health services -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-279).

    StatementGordon Neligh.
    SeriesAmerican Indian and Alaska Native mental health research -- v. 3, monograph 3 (summer 1990)
    ContributionsUniversity of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Dept. of Psychiatry.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination279 p. ;
    Number of Pages279
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16875007M

    Mental and Behavioral Health - American Indians/Alaska Natives U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health Explores disproportionate rates of specific mental health symptoms with American Indians and Alaska Native populations compared with other ethnic groups within the United States. The program honors a balance between cultural practices and western science in Indian Country to promote health and help prevent type 2 diabetes among American Indians and Alaska Natives who are at risk. To support wellness and diabetes awareness, the Native Diabetes Wellness Program has gathered a collection of stories about tribal efforts to.

      U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health, “Mental and Behavioral Health – American Indians/Alaska Natives.” ↩ . The Indian Health Service has made available a slide presentation on addressing trauma in schools. The National American Indian Alaska Native Addiction Technology Transfer Center has developed a resource on Recovery Schools: A Provider's Introduction to Recovery Programs in High Schools and Post-Secondary Schools (Conference Proceedings, June.

      Addressing Depression Among American Indians and Alaska Natives: A Literature Review 1 INTRODUCTION The purpose of this report is to highlight and review literature, programs and activities focused on depression and other common mental health conditions in American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities in the United States.   When these differences adversely affect disadvantaged populations, they are known as health disparities. Disparities in mental health are significant and easily documented. Deaths by suicide, for example, are much more common in American Indians and Alaska Natives compared to .


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