The Native American Healing Experience

  title={The Native American Healing Experience},
  author={Don Coyhis and R. Simonelli},
  journal={Substance Use & Misuse},
  pages={1927 - 1949}
  • Don Coyhis, R. Simonelli
  • Published 2008
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Substance Use & Misuse
  • Recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs is taking place with the assistance of culture-specific methods in American Indian and Alaska Native communities in North America. These communities utilize many of the recovery approaches that make up today's best practices, but they also use their own cultural and ethnic strengths as an important part of their addictions recovery. The Wellbriety Movement among Native people is one such expression of culture-specific healing for North… CONTINUE READING
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