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David Walker PhD
6/18/15
At a youth wellness conference at Yakama Nation I helped organize in 2001, an elder of the Kah-Milt-Pah honored us with her presence...
Mary Annette Pember
5/19/15
Desperate to stem the recent spate of youth suicides in their community, citizens of Pine Ridge reservation have turned to an unlikely ally, crowdfunding...
HERO Project Sarah Jones
ICTMN Staff
5/15/15
A proclamation recently signed by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker declared May as National Children’s Health Awareness Month...
Terri Moon Cronk
3/20/15
The military reaches out to assist troubled service members, and helping people with mental health issues “is what we’ve got to do for every single person in our own lives,” First ...
Pamela S. Hyde & Mirtha Beadle
1/29/15

Access to health care coverage that includes services for mental health and substance use disorders is critical for everyone. This is especially true for the American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) community, which face some significant behavioral health challen...

Harlan McKosato
10/19/14
In the wake of the tragic suicide of legendary actor/comedian Robin Williams, after the initial wave of public shock, insight and awareness of the complexities of depression began ...
John Christian Hopkins
8/31/14

I can close my eyes and remember the day my friend died. I was sitting in the kitchen on the stairs that led to the second floor. It was on the fourth step, where I always sat because it had a large window to my left. 

It was a hot summer day. August 16, 1977....

ICTMN Staff
7/27/14
Indian Country Today Media Network is embarking on a yearlong project examining the theory of historical trauma in mental health practices among Native peoples...
George Decker and Vicky Bippart
7/22/14
Although it may sound a little strange at first, these days Joe Duarte, Chamorro (Indigenous Peoples of the Mariana Islands) descent, finds serenity in combat, as a mixed martial a...
Beau Washington
6/5/14
I have used my approach to combating Trickster Thoughts widely, from decreasing depression and anxiety to increasing college sports performance with very good results...

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