Walter Lamar

If you saw a toddler walking toward a busy intersection, would you wait before you intervened? Indian children in homes where adults are substance abusers are in similar danger. Tribal community members must step in before children are hurt or taken away from the community....

1/11/12
ICTMN Staff
11/9/11
A recent study lead by Duke University based on a large sample of teens from across the 50 states reveals that Native kids are the most likely to abuse or become dependent on drugs...
Gale Courey Toensing
7/12/11
SAMP, the acronym for the Shinnecock Indian Nation’s Substance Abuse Mobilization Project, also represents a traditional Shinnecock food: samp is a corn and bean dish that has nour...
ICTMN Staff
6/13/11
The Chickasaw Nation's Take Back Program offers a new solution for disposing of unused or expired medications that will help reduce drug abuse and accidental poisonings and improve...
ICTMN Staff
3/22/11
Prescription painkillers have become the drug of choice in Indian country, reported Minnesota Public Radio News . “In my opinion, it’s literally destroying our community...
Walter Lamar

For a decade, heroin use has been declining across the United States, and particularly in Indian Country....

9/29/11

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