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Addictions and Native Americans by Laurence Armand French

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Published by Praeger Publishers .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Addiction & therapy,
  • Drug addiction & substance abuse,
  • Indigenous peoples,
  • Gambling (Social Aspects),
  • Native American Sociology,
  • Social Science,
  • Psychology,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies,
  • Psychopathology - Addiction,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Statistics,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Alcohol use,
  • Drug use,
  • Gambling,
  • Indians of North America

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9514034M
ISBN 100275963497
ISBN 109780275963491

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Addictions and Native Americans. [Laurence French] Historical Perspectives on Native American Addictions --The Aboriginal Worldview and Lifestyle --Aboriginal Uses of Psychoactive Agents --Federal Policies and Marginality --Removal --Allotment --Reorganization here is much material in the book that social workers and others. Substance abuse is a major health and social problem plaguing Native Americans both historically and today. After presenting the social and psychological factors that have contributed to Native American addictions and the patterns of behavior and circumstances associated with this complex and widespread problem, French discusses the treatment, intervention, and prevention issues facing : $ Substance abuse is a major health and social problem plaguing Native Americans both historically and today. After presenting the social and psychological factors that have contributed to Native American addictions and the patterns of behavior and circumstances associated with this complex and widespread problem, French discusses the treatment, intervention, and prevention issues facing therapists.   Substance abuse is a major health and social problem plaguing Native Americans both historically and today. After presenting the social and psychological factors that have contributed to Native American addictions and the patterns of behavior and circumstances associated with this complex and widespread problem, French discusses the treatment, intervention, and prevention issues facing %().

French, Laurence Armand is the author of 'Addictions and Native Americans' with ISBN and ISBN The Red Road to Wellbriety is a journey of hope and healing for Native Americans seeking recovery from addictions. The book draws on the philosophies and practices of Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous, especially the Twelve Step process, because it 4/5. Disease undermines Native Americans’ capacity for resistance at the very time when they need the utmost capacity. It upsets the balances of power and relations between native peoples so I think it certainly has to be high on the list, if not at the top of the list, in understanding how things play out in .   It’s well-known that Native Americans living across North America have struggled with alcohol addiction. These problems continue to this day and it is said that around 12% of deaths amongst Native Americans can be attributed either directly or indirectly to alcoholism. This fact applies to Native Americans living in America, Canada and Alaska.

  Background. Cultural interventions offer the hope and promise of healing from addictions for Indigenous people. a However, there are few published studies specifically examining the type and impact of these interventions. Positioned within the Honouring Our Strengths: Culture as Intervention project, a scoping study was conducted to describe what is known about the characteristics of culture Cited by: hurt of all. The resolution of Native alcohol problems must be linked to hope for a people as well as hope for the individual being counseled. 2. The most viable frameworks of addiction recovery for Native Americans tap the deepest roots of tribal cultures. The job of the conscientious addiction counselor is to become a student of theseFile Size: 40KB. The book "Alcohol Problems in Native America" is a breath- taking book about this chemical weapon (alcohol) and other substances that take life out of our communities/Nations and thus we need to create a school of knowledge for our free,prior and informed consent as regards to the right to practice and revitalize our (Indigenous) traditions and 4/5(7). Native Americans have the highest rates of alcohol, cannabis and stimulant use disorders of all ethnic groups. The research plan, described in this proposal, was designed to specifically address the issues associated with multiple drug dependencies in a vey high risk population of reservation dwelling, Native Americans who are indigenous to San.