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Preventing and Responding to Suicide Clusters in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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Between 2009 and 2011, two tribal communities located approximately 3,000 miles apart—an American Indian tribe on a reservation in New Mexico and a group of closely knit Alaska Native villages... More > in western Alaska—experienced clusters of youth suicides. Across these communities, 25 young people, all American Indian or Alaska Native (AI/AN), took their own lives. At least 28 others attempted suicide, 19 of whom were hospitalized, and more than 60 other young people were identified as being suicidal. Many other reservations and tribal villages have experienced, and continue to experience, similar tragedies, including an Alaskan village in the same region, where nine young people attempted suicide in 2013. Researchers note that one of the most distinctive features about suicide clusters is that they occur almost exclusively among teenagers (Gould, 2003; Hazel, 1993).< Less
Indian Women in Fiji: Their Health Choices By Kuldip Gill
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Dr. Kuldip Gill was a remarkable lady. She entered anthropology as a mature student and pursued her Ph.D. in the University of British Columbia.. Graduating at the age of 54 in 1988. This book is... More > based on her field work in Fiji prior to that. It a major contribution to the study of health services in Fiji and thus has both historical value and a percipient account of Indo Fijian women.< Less
Using Matrix with Women Clients: A Supplement to the Matrix Intensive Outpatient Treatment for People with Stimulant Use Disorders By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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The Matrix Intensive Outpatient Treatment for People with Stimulant Use Disorders, Counselor’s Treatment Manual, originally published in 1995 by the Matrix Center and reproduced by SAMHSA in... More > 2006, has been used by thousands of addiction treatment counselors. The Matrix treatment model grew from a need for structured, evidence-based treatment for clients who abuse or are dependent on stimulant drugs, particularly methamphetamine and cocaine. The program model has been well received by the addiction treatment field, and the demand for the Matrix program materials has been very high. At the same time, as the field became more experienced with the use of the program materials, a need was identified for tailoring of program materials to certain special populations. In 2005, an adaptation to the Matrix materials was developed for Native American/ American Indian persons. In 2006, an additional adaptation was prepared for men who have sex with men.< Less
Red Pages 2017 By UAII Inc
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Alaska Native Medical Center: A History, 1953-1983 By Robert Fortuine
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This history of the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska, was written from interviews, personal records, and official ANMC files to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the hospital in... More > 1983. Its author was the medical director of the ANMC from 1971-1977. Dr. Fortuine was a scholar, compassionate physician, award winning medical historian, and an advocate for Alaska Native health.< Less
International Day of Yoga By Meng Foo Choo
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Documenting Yoga practises during the International Day of Yoga at various places in Singapore such as the Merlion Park, the Sindhu House, the Civil Service Club with guest of honour the High... More > Commissioner of India, Mrs. Vijay Thakur Singh. “Yoga is an invaluable gift of India’s ancient tradition . It embodies the unity of mind and body; thought and action; restraint and fulfillment; harmony between man and nature; a holistic approach to health and well-being. It is not about exercise but to discover the sense of oneness with yourself, the world and nature.“ Mr. Narendra Modi< Less
Voices in the Night By Flora Annie Steel
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Voices in the Night was published in 1900 by Flora Annie Steel. She was an English writer. She was the daughter of George Webster. In 1867 she married Henry William Steel, a member of the Indian... More > civil service, and for the next twenty-two years lived in India, chiefly in the Punjab, with which most of her books are connected. When her husband's health was weak, Flora Annie Steel looked after some of his responsibilities. She acted as school inspector and mediator in local arguments. She was interested in relating to all classes of Indian society. The birth of her daughter gave her a chance to interact with local women and learn their language.< Less
Healing Hands By Gregg Brekke
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Nancy Lott arrived in India in July of 1960, a newly commissioned missionary nurse from the United States eager to serve rural populations. In her first few years of service she learned the language,... More > became nursing superintendent of a mission hospital, and met a handsome and talented Indian surgeon, Virendra Henry. Their marriage and partnership in medical mission would take them throughout Northern India, transforming the operation and sustainability of many mission hospitals. Together they raised three children, went to America, and returned to India to continue providing health and educational opportunities in remote areas, even as they experienced heartache and loss. Their life's work touched and continues to assist thousands of people. Their love for one another and dedication to empowering the people of rural India has inspired even more.< Less
Tanzania Project : Photographs by Georges Le Chevallier By Bloc Projects
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“The Tanzania Project,” showcases a series of 44 photographs by artist and World Traveler Georges Le Chevallier. Le Chevallier was named as one of only four recipients nationwide of a... More > Travelocity Travel for Good Grant to journey to Tanzania to volunteer on education, health, and social services initiatives in the community. Le Chevallier traveled with the international not-for-profit organization Cross Cultural Solutions to a village in the Kilimanjaro region and to Bagamoyo, a city on the Indian Ocean coast. He also traveled throughout Tanzania and Zanzibar documenting his journey with the photographs now shown for the first time in this exhibition. One of the photographs, Low Tide in Bagamoyo Beach, was selected by the editors of National Geographic as a finalist to the National Geographic Photo Contest 2012< Less