Cultural linkage: treating Maori with alcohol and drug problems in dedicated Maori treatment programs.

@article{Sellman1997CulturalLT,
  title={Cultural linkage: treating Maori with alcohol and drug problems in dedicated Maori treatment programs.},
  author={John Douglas Sellman and Terry T Huriwai and Ram S. Ram and Daryle E. A. Deering},
  journal={Substance use & misuse},
  year={1997},
  volume={32 4},
  pages={415-24}
}
Maori are the indigenous people of New Zealand and suffer more health problems, including alcohol and drug-related problems, per head of population compared with the Pakeha (non-Maori) population. An initiative to develop dedicated Maori alcohol and drug user treatment programs, which offer "cultural linkage," is currently being undertaken. This initiative… CONTINUE READING