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Assessment of awareness of connectedness as a culturally-based protective factor for Alaska native youth.
Research with Native Americans has identified connectedness as a culturally based protective factor against substance abuse and suicide. Connectedness refers to the interrelated welfare of theExpand
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Smoking, chewing, and cultural identity: prevalence and correlates of tobacco use among the Yup'ik-The Center for Alaska Native Health Research (CANHR) study.
Survey data were obtained from a large sample of Yup'ik participants residing in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta region of Alaska. Tobacco use, age, sex, and a variety of psychosocial variables wereExpand
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We are the safety net: skills for suicide prevention evaluating a training to increase recognition and response to signs of suicide among at-risk peers
This pilot study evaluated the effects of a brief suicide prevention training. The intervention was efficient and targeted peer intervention for those least likely to engage in proactive help seekingExpand