"I'm not one of them": barriers to help-seeking among American Indians with alcohol dependence.

  title={"I'm not one of them": barriers to help-seeking among American Indians with alcohol dependence.},
  author={Kamilla L. Venner and Brenna L. Greenfield and Belinda E. Vicu{\~n}a and Rosa Mu{\~n}oz and Shweta Bhatt and Victoria M O'Keefe},
  journal={Cultural diversity & ethnic minority psychology},
  volume={18 4},
The majority of people with alcohol use disorders do not seek formal treatment. Research on barriers to help-seeking have only recently focused on ethnic minority populations. The present study investigated the extent to which an adult American Indian (AI) sample experienced similar and/or unique barriers to help-seeking as have been reported in the literature. Using both qualitative and quantitative methods, 56 (54% male) AIs with lifetime alcohol dependence completed a semistructured face-to… CONTINUE READING

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