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Fentanyl in Native Communities: Native Perspectives on Addressing the Growing Crisis

Recording of a November 8, 2023 hearing discussing fentanyl in both Native Hawaiian and American Indian and Alaska Native Communities. Features testimony from Lummi Nation, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians of North Dakota, Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of the Fort Peck Reservation, and representatives of the behavioral health and public health fields. Discusses the criminal justice system, behavioral health workforce shortages, health impacts of historical trauma, and more. Captions available within the video player.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
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American Indian or Alaska Native · Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Criminal justice system · Culture and cultural competency · Illicit drug use · Mortality · Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander · Policy · Prescription drug misuse