Exploring the Impact of Substance Use, Culture, and Trauma on American Indian Adolescents

  title={Exploring the Impact of Substance Use, Culture, and Trauma on American Indian Adolescents},
  author={Teresia M. Paul and Stephanie L. Lusk and Alicia B. Becton and Rachel C. Glade},
  journal={Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling},
  pages={31 - 39}
There are several challenges adolescents face on a daily basis, and this is particularly true for American Indian adolescents, where rates of substance use and trauma are high. Due to the significant gaps in research focusing on American Indian adolescents and client-centered interventions, it is difficult to determine what might serve as the best format for providing services. Furthermore, cultural identity can play a major role for American Indian adolescents receiving treatment for substance… 
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