Indigenous Mental Health

Summary:   An overview of Indigenous/Native populations and the specific factors that contribute to common mental health challenges among those populations. Among these factors are trauma associated with loss of native land and separation of communities.


Application: This resource can be applied to Indigenous/Native populations who are seeking mental health care and need guidance on how to overcome common barriers to treatment, as well as how to seek culturally competent care.


Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness


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