1. Elluam Tungiinun: Culturally Based Program for Substance Abuse Prevention in Alaska Native Communities

    Elluam Tungiinun (Toward Wellness) is a prevention trial to test the efficacy of the project’s culturally based approach to suicide and substance abuse prevention in three Yup’ik communities in southwest Alaska. The Elluam Tungiinun project uses the Qungasvik (Toolbox) Manual. The Qungasvik has 36 cultural and bicultural activities designed to build...
  2. Health and Wellness Online Community for Black Women

    Objective: To promote physical and mental health and wellness among African American women. Description: BlackWomensHealth.com (BWH) is an online community founded by David P. Pryor, M.D., a Board Certified Internal Medicine physician. This site informs the community about health issues through articles and current events and is dedicated to helping community...
  3. Project Brotherhood: Improving the Health and Wellbeing of Black Men

    Objective: To provide the medical and social services necessary to improve the overall health and well being of the black men in the community, as well as lay a foundation for black youth to maintain control over their own health. Description: Project Brotherhood (PB) offers services that address a wide...
  4. A Holistic Substance Abuse Treatment Model for American Indian & Alaska Native Adolescents

    This document is a program description and clinical manual for the Walking In Beauty On the Red Road: A Holistic Cultural Treatment Model (WBRR) for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) adolescents and their families. This manual is designed as a foundation for substance abuse treatment programs to develop and replicate residential treatment...
  5. Utilizing Peers to Assist Families with Children Experiencing Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Challenges

    Objective: To assist families with children experiencing mental, emotional, and behavioral challenges by providing support, connection to resources, education, advocacy, and assistance with navigating systems Description: The Mental Health Association of Rochester’s Community Care program utilizes Family Resource Mentors (FRMs) to assist families with adolescent or transition-aged children who are...
  6. Suicide Prevention and Two-Spirited People

    This report descibes how First Nations communities can support two-spirited people by providing safe spaces that include and respect them, by standing up for them, and by speaking out about the discrimination they experience. The term two-spirit is used in this resource because it reflects the importance of First Nations...