Healing and Mental Health for Native Americans: Speaking in Red

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Ethan Nebelkopf, Mary Phillips
Rowman Altamira, Jan 1, 2004 - Psychology - 227 pages
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In this book, the authors highlight the importance of eliminating health disparities and increasing the access of Native Americans to critical substance abuse and mental health services. While most chapters are framed in scientific terms, they are concerned with promoting healing through changes in the way we treat our sick-spiritually, traditionally, ceremonially, and scientifically-whether in rural areas, on reservations, and in cities. The book will be a valuable resource for medical and mental health professionals, medical anthropologists, and the Native health community. Visit our website for sample chapters!
  

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Contents

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About the author (2004)

Ethan Nebelkopf, Ph.D., is director of the Family & Child Guidance Clinic of the Native American Health Center in Oakland and San Francisco. He has worked for community-based non-profit organizations for thirty years and is a licensed family therapist in California. Mary Phillips (Omaha/Laguna, Pueblo) has experience in program coordination, managed information systems development, evaluation, and community assessment for the Native American community and works for First Nations Development Institute. She has participated in several publications on mental health and Native Americans and received her Bachelors degree at Nebraska Wesleyan University.

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