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Alcohol-Induced Deaths Among American Indian and Alaska Native Individuals - "Drinking Was What I and Others Just Did"

Description
Commentary on an article describing excessive alcohol consumption and related deaths as a growing public health crisis in American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) populations. Discusses the need for detoxification programs and substance abuse treatment programs, and efforts to change the perception that alcoholism is an inevitable part of life for AIAN people.
Author(s)
Spero M. Manson
Citation
JAMA Network Open, 3(2)
Date
02/2020
Type
Document
Tagged as
Access · Alcohol use · American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Mortality