1. Lifelong Disparities among Older American Indians and Alaska Natives

    The rapidly growing number of older American Indians and Alaska Natives warrants the attention of researchers, policy makers, and service providers. This report uses American Community Survey data to provide a national overview of the sociodemographic characteristics of this growing population. American Indians and Alaska Natives ages 50 and over...
  2. DIMENSIONS: Peer Support Program Toolkit

    This toolkit contains evidence-based information about the effectiveness of peer support programs, the important role peers can plan in an organization as well as step-by-step instructions to create a successful and sustainable peer support program. Use the worksheets contained within this toolkit to support your organization’s process as you develop and implement your peer support program. The information in...
  3. A Treatment Improvement Protocol: Improving Cultural Competence

    The development of culturally responsive clinical skills is vital to the effectiveness of behavioral health services. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), cultural competence “refers to the ability to honor and respect the beliefs, languages, interpersonal styles, and behaviors of individuals and families receiving services, as well as staff members who are providing...