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Indigenous Health: Addictions

Addictions

Links
  

National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program (NNADAP), in association with the First Nations and Inuit Health Branch of Health Canada:  http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fniah-spnia/substan/ads/nnadap-pnlaada-eng.php

NNADAP Treatment Centre Directory: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fniah-spnia/substan/ads/nnadap-pnlaada_dir-rep-eng.php

Government of Saskatchewan Directory of Alcohol and Drug Treatment Centres:  http://www.health.gov.sk.ca/treatment-services-directory

Nechi Training, Research and Health Promotions Insititue: http://www.nechi.com/

Articles

The Aboriginal Healing Foundation & D. Chansonneuve, 2007.  “Addictive Behaviors Among Aboriginal People in Canada”.  http://www.ahf.ca/downloads/addictive-behaviours.pdf

Dell, C., et al, 2008.  Horse as Healer: An Examination of Equine Assisted Learning in the Healing of First Nations Youth from Solvent Abuse. [A Saskatoon- based article.]  Pimatisiwin: A Journal of Aboriginal and Indigenous Community Health, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 81-106. 

Dell, D. & Hopkins, C., 2011.  Residential Volatile Substance Misuse Treatment for Indigenous Youth in Canada.  Substance Use & Misuse, Vol. 46, pp. 107-113. 

Hansen, J. & Calihoo, N., 2014. “How the Urban Aboriginal Community Members and Clients of the Friendship Centre in Saskatoon Understand Addictions Recovery”.  Aboriginal Policy Studies, Vol 3, No. 1 & 2, pp. 88-111. 

International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, Special Issue on Indigenous Health, 2010.  Vol. 8, No. 2.  

Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, 2007.  “Inuit Specific approaches to Healing from Addiction and Trauma”.  https://www.itk.ca/publication/inuit-specific-approaches-healing-addiction-and-trauma

Nechi Insititute & C. Daniels, et al, 2002.  Tobacco: A Cultural Approach to Addiction and Recovery for Aboriginal Youth.  http://lgdata.s3-website-us-east-1.amazonaws.com/docs/3978/818662/tobacco_manual72.pdf

Oviedo-Joekes, E., et al, 2010.  Characteristics and Response to Treatment among Aboriginal People Receiving Heroin-Assisted Treatment.  Canadian Journal of Public Health, Vol. 101, No. 3, pp. 210-112.  http://www.jstor.org/stable/41995443

Tait, C.L., 2008.  “Ethical Programming: Towards a Community-Centred approach to Mental Health and Addiction Programming in Aboriginal Communities”.  Pimatisiwin: A Journal of Aboriginal and Indigenous Community Health, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 29-60.  http://www.pimatisiwin.com/uploads/445206868.pdf

Tillson, T., 2002.  Acknowledging Native Healing Traditions: Medicine Wheel Offers Sacred Approach to Treating Addictions”.  Journal of Addiction and Mental Health, Vol. 5, No. 2, p. 13. 

Theses

Gundy, D., 2010.  How White Bison’s Wellbriety Program Embraces the Spirituality of Native American Culture to Enhance Addictions Recovery.  M.A., School of Professional Psychology, University of the Rockies. 
http://search.proquest.com/docview/847002994?accountid=14739

Perley, B.C., 1997. The Use of Native Spirituality in Addiction Treatment: A Case Study of the Five New Brunswick Native Treatment Centres.  M.A., Sociology, University of New Brunswick. http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/obj/s4/f2/dsk2/ftp04/mq23832.pdf

Ryan, S.A., 2000.  The Many Directions of Four Stories: Aboriginal Women’s Experiences Living with Addictions and HIV/AIDS.  M.A., Sociology and Anthropology, Simon Fraser University.