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The 12-Month Prevalence and Trends in DSM - IV Alcohol Abuse and Dependence: United States, 1991-1992 and 2001-2002

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Bridget F. Grant
Deborah A. Dawson
Frederick S. Stinson
S. Patricia Chou
Mary C. Dufour
Roger P. Pickering
Alcohol Research and Health, vol. 29, no. 2, 2006, pp. 79-91
Description
Examines trends of alcohol abuse and dependence and how it changed over the ten year period. Authors felt accurate information was lacking from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, Fourth Edition.
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1978 Education and Elders Conference 1

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Dominic Eshkawkogan
Norman Agounie
Jim McGregor
Wilfred Owl
Ron Wakegijig
Smith Atimoyoo
Indian History Film Project
Description
A conference where several speakers discuss the role of elders in educating young people and the loss of respect for the elders in modern Indian society. Transcribed by Joanne Greenwood.
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1978 Education and Elders Conference 2

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Jim McGregor
Leonard Nokis
Ed Newberry
Lawrence Mahdabee
Wildred Owl
Chief Chiblow
Violet Pitwanikwat
Indian History Film Project
Description
A conference where several speakers discuss the role of the elders in guiding the younger generation and in preserving the past. Transcribed by Joanne Greenwood.
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1980 Elders Conference

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
George Daniels
Max Assinewia
Ernest Benedict
Moses David
Jim Dumont
Ron Wakegijig
Ted Wheatley
Indian History Film Project
Description
A conference where elders discuss the philosophy and practice of traditional medicine. Stress role of elders in passing on this tradition. Transcribed by Joanne Greenwood.
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1982 Elders Conference 2/5

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ted Wheatley
Sam Osawamick
Ernest Debassigae
Joe Yellowhead
Kate Assinewe
Ron Wakegijig
Herman Atkinson
Charlie Neilson
James Mecas
Dan Pine
Louis Bruce
Noel Knockwood
Angus Pontiac
Ernest Tootoosis
Indian History Film Project
Description
Elders discuss traditional religion, it's relationship to Christian religions and its place in traditional healingpractices.
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1982 Elders Conference 3/5

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ted Wheatley
Sam Osawamick
Ernest Debassigae
Joe Yellowhead
Kate Assinewe
Ron Wakegijig
Herman Atkinson
Charlie Neilson
James Mecas
Dan Pine
Louis Bruce
Noel Knockwood
Angus Pontiac
Ernest Tootoosis
Indian History Film Project
Description
Elders stress the importance of tradition and, in particular, the religious and medical traditions of the Indian people.Accounts of two visits to the world of the dead.
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1982 Elders Conference 5/5

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ted Wheatley
Sam Osawamick
Ernest Debassigae
Joe Yellowhead
Kate Assinewe
Ron Wakegijig
Herman Atkinson
Charlie Neilson
Dan Pine
Louis Bruce
Noel Knockwood
Angust Pontiac
Ernest Tootoosis
Indian History Film Project
Description
A discussion of Cree funeral songs. Includes a story of a woman's vision of the afterlife.
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1983 Elders' Conference 1/5

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ted Wheatley
Ernest Benedict
Angus Nogongiig
Jim Dumont
Johnny Thomas
Sam Osawamick
Alex Fox
John Tootoosis
Louis Bruce
Sid Fiddler
Lawrence Tobacco
Mary Lou Fox
Eddie Benton
Herman Atkinson
Chief Carl Roberts
Indian History Film Project
Description
Return to traditional ceremonies ; traditional vs. non-Indian education ; story of a trickster (Woojy Panaquad) ; electoral attitudes and responsibilities.
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1983 Elders' Conference 2/5

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ted Wheatley
Ernest Benedict
Angus Nogongiig
Jim Dumont
Johnny Thomas
Sam Osawamick
Alex Fox
John Tootoosis
Louis Bruce
Sid Fiddler
Lawrence Tobacco
Mary Lou Fox
Eddie Benton
Herman Atkinson
Carl Roberts
Indian History Film Project
Description
Talks about the traditional teacher in the University setting ; proposal for friendship ceremony between Iroquois and Ojibway ; the Iroquois confederacy ; Kootenay plains initiative to return to traditional lifestyles ; reflections on past and future wars ; and the importance of elders in recovery of traditional values.
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1983 Elders' Conference 4/5

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ted Wheatley
Ernest Benedict
Angus Nogongiig
Jim Dumont
Johnny Thomas
Sam Osawamick
Alex Fox
John Tootoosis
Louis Bruce
Sid Fiddler
Lawrence Tobacco
Mary Lou Fox
Eddie Benton
Herman Atkinson
Chief Carl Robert
Indian History Film Project
Description
The role of education in the loss of spiritual and cultural values ; evidence of previous and planned oppression by non-Indians ; revival of interest in traditional values and the role ofelders as a source of knowledge.
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The 1994 National Women and Drugs Conference

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Donnaleen Campbell
Rose Ellis
Aboriginal and islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 19, no. 1, January/February 1995, pp. 10-11
Description
Overview of topics covered at Challenge, Consensus and Change conference held in Sydney in 1994.
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[2006 May Status Report of the Auditor General of Canada to the House of Commons]: Chapter 5: Management of Programs for First Nations

E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
[Sheila Fraser]
Description
Follow-up audit assessed progress in responding to 37 recommendations contained in seven reports published from October 2000 to November 2003. Federal agencies evaluated were Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, Canada Mortgage and Housing, Treasury Board Secretariat, and Industry Canada.
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2007-2017 Research Summary: 10 Years of Community-based Research

Alternate Title
Anishinaabe Bimaadiziwin Research Program: A Joint Initiative of Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Wind Health Centre and Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority
Anishnaabe Bimaadiziwin Research Program 2007 - 2017
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre
Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority
Description
Outlines research findings in the areas of cross cultural care, infectious disease, social determinants of health, maternal-child care, and addiction medicine.
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9-Year-Old Bonita Serious Injury: An Investigative Review

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Del Graff
Description
Case of child who was admitted to hospital with septic shock due to untreated dental abscesses which required emergency surgery. She was also suffering from malnutrition. Subsequently she and her two older siblings were apprehended.
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Aboriginal Alcohol Addiction in Ontario Canada: A Look at the History and Current Healing Methods That Are Working In Breaking the Cycle of Abuse

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Christine Smillie-Adjarkwa
Indigenous Policy Journal, vol. 20, no. 3, Fall, 2009
Description
Outlines the history of alcoholism in Aboriginal communities, and looks at combining western medicine and traditional healing methods to help Aboriginal people rebuild and sustain a healthy lifestyle.
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The Aboriginal Alcohol Problem in Townsville

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Eva Kennedy
John Whop
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 1, no. 1, March 1977, pp. 57-64
Description
Describes the creation of a training program for behavioural health technicians at the Townsville Aboriginal and Islander Health Centre in Queensland, Australia.
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Aboriginal Attitudes to Smoking

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Peter Lake
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 16, no. 6, November/December 1992, p. 11
Description
Shows results from postal survey by Henderson staff sent to health agencies around Australia.
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Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol Council of SA Ten Years On

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Scott Wilson
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 27, no. 3, May/June 2003, pp. 25-27
Description
Discusses goals of the group which represents 23 Aboriginal communities across South Australia and includes interview with the State Director about plans for the future.
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Aboriginal-Focused Resources for Commercial Tobacco Cessation: An Environmental Scan of Resources, Programs and Tools

Alternate Title
STOP Study
TEACH Project (Training Enhancement in Applied Cessation Counselling and Health)
TEACH Project, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Peter Selby
Marilyn Herie
Laurie Zawertailo
Rosa Dragonetti
Sarwar Hussain … [et al.]
Description
Document structured into eight categories: table of URLs to related documents and sites; background information; selected journal articles; resources for health care professionals; resources for other professionals; tobacco control strategies; online resources for Aboriginal peoples; and themes found in research and their implications for future investigations.
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Aboriginal Gambling and Problem Gambling: A Review

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Helen Breen
Sally Gainsbury
International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, vol. 11, no. 1, 2013, pp. 75-96
Description
Looks at strategies to protect vulnerable groups from gambling related harm.
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Aboriginal Health

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Harriet L. MacMillan
Angus B. MacMillan
David R. Offord
Jennifer L. Dingle
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal, vol. 155, no. 11, December 1, 1996, pp. 1569-1578
Description
Report findings indicate that aboriginal populations have an increased risk of death from alcoholism, homicide, suicide and pneumonia.
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Aboriginal Health Worker Smoking: Results of a Western NSW Survey

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Bruce Andrews
Frank Oates
Pat Naden
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 20, no. 5, September/October 1996, pp. 19-22
Description
Discusses results from the Western NSW Aboriginal Smoking Project questionnaire about tobacco use and awareness and recommends a commitment for resources for on going training for Aboriginal health workers in tobacco issues and help for workers to quite smoking.
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The Aboriginal Medical Service, East Perth

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Denis Hayward
Kevin Merritt
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 6, no. 2, June 1982, pp. 19-33
Description
Examines the roles of the various members who make up the Perth, Australia Aboriginal Medical Service.
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Aboriginal Mental Health

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Cyril Coaby
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 12, no. 4, December 1988, pp. 21-27
Description
Looks at how historical past practices have effected the mental health of Aboriginal people .
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Aboriginal Mental Health

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Cyril Coaby
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 5, no. 1, March 1981, pp. 13-15
Description
Author argues that most neglected part of Australian Aboriginal health is mental health and that alcohol abuse is rooted in the rapid changes in Aboriginal society.
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Aboriginal Mental Health

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Cyril Coaby
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 5, no. 3, September 1981, pp. 9-12
Description
Argues that the causes, not effects of alcohol abuse need to be looked at as well as mental health.
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Aboriginal Mental Health: The Early Years

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Cyril Hennessy
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 20, no. 2, 1996, pp. 26-28
Description
Author relates his personal experiences with alcohol and working as a probation and parole officer.
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Aboriginal Mental Health: the Early Years

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Cyril Hennessy
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 30, no. 2, March/April 2006, pp. 23-24
Description
Probation and parole officer discusses his early involvement in mental health and the obstacles faced developing Aboriginal health services.
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Aboriginal Next Steps II

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Annie Smith
Sherry Simon
Duncan Stewart
Carly Hoogeveen
Description
Looks at a project that brought together youth in ten British Columbia communities to discuss the current status of youth health, issues associated with substance abuse, and share ideas about improving youth health in their schools and communities.
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The Aboriginal Offender Substance Abuse Program (AOSAP): Examining the Effects of Successful Completion on Post-Release Outcomes

Alternate Title
Research Report (Correctional Service of Canada) ; no. R-217
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
David D. Varis
Dan Kunic
Description
Cohort consisted of Program participants who were released to the community on day parole, full parole, and statutory release. Study assessed whether taking part in program reduced the risk of returning to substance abuse and results were compared to Aboriginal offenders who had been enrolled in the moderate and high intensity National Substance Abuse Programs.
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Aboriginal People And Injecting Drug Use: New Research

Articles » General
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 26, no. 2, March/April 2002, p. 13
Description
Research report found that drug injection use by Aboriginals in Western Australia during the 1994-2002 period increased by more than 50%.
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Aboriginal People and Problem Drinking

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Marvin Kahn
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 6, no. 3, September 1982, pp. 44-49
Description
Presents several factors contributing to the social and psychological distress of aboriginal people elevating substance abuse levels.
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Aboriginal People: Victims of Colonisation

Alternate Title
Aboriginal People: Victims of Colonization
Articles » General
Author/Creator
Major Sumner
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 19, no. 2, March/April 1995, pp. 8-11
Description
Events leading up to a breakdown in society and culture caused by alcohol consumption.
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Aboriginal People With Disabilities

Alternate Title
2008 Federal Disability Report
Advancing the Inclusion of People with Disabilities
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Human Resources and Skills Development Canada
Description
Chapter 6 of: Advancing the Inclusion of People With Disabilities (2008). Entire book on one pdf. To access this chapter, scroll to p. 91.
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Aboriginal Peoples Mental Health & Substance Misuse: Selected Bibliography

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
Description
Resources are listed under the following headings: General readings, Statistical Overviews - Canada, Alcohol Issues, Policy & Health System Initiatives, Prevention & Education, Treatment & Recovery, Gambling, Solvent Abuse, Tobacco Use, Youth, Key Websites, Journals
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Aboriginal Recommendations for Substance Use Intervention Programs

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Fiona Nichols
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 34, no. 3, May/June 2010, pp. 4-8
Description
Looks at Aboriginal perceptions of substance abuse intervention programs and provides suggestions for programs different then those currently offered.
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Aboriginal Smoking: Recommendations to 'Health Australia' From the 1995 Tobacco Control Summit Working Group

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Bruce Andrews
Viki Briggs
Clive Walley
Rohan Greenland
Kate Purcell ... [et al.]
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 20, no. 5, September/October 1996, pp. 23-25
Description
Paper presents proposal for Aboriginal Tobacco Control initiatives at the 9th National Health Promotion Conference, February 4-7 in Sydney in 1996.
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The Aboriginal Sobriety Group of South Australia Inc.

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Basil Sumner
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 8, no. 3, September 1984, pp. 33-36
Description
Describes the various support facilities and programming that exist in South Australia for Aboriginal people combating alcohol abuse.
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