Addressing Addiction in our Native American Communities

Beginning in Autumn, 2013, the center began publishing a newsletter covering vital topics such as evidence-based and experience-based practices, recovery-oriented systems of care (ROSC), and adolescent recovery programs. The newsletter is published electronically three times per year and all issues are available below.

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Vol 1 Iss 1  
   Autumn 2013: Introduction to the National American Indian & Alaska Native ATTC



Vol 1 Iss 2  
   Winter 2014: Evidence-Based and Experience-Based Practices



Vol 1 Iss 3  
   Summer 2014: Recovery-Oriented Systems of Care



Vol 2 Iss 1  
   Autumn 2014: Adolescents and Substance Use



Vol 2 Iss 2  
   Summer 2015: Youth Gangs, Prevention, and Promising Practices



Vol 2 Iss 3  
   Autumn 2015: National Recovery Month



Vol 3 Iss 1  
   November 2015: Native American Heritage Month; Marijuana



Vol 3 Iss 2  
   March 2016: Problem Gambling; Tribal Government Gaming



Vol 3 Iss 3  
   September 2016: Opioid Response and Recovery



Vol 3 SP   
   Special Issue: Native LGBTQ and Two-Spirit



Vol 4 Iss 1  
   June 2017: Suicide and Tribal Prevention 



Vol 5 Iss 1  
   Spring 2018: Tribal Drug and Wellness Courts



Vol 5 Iss 2  
   Autumn 2018: Juvenile Justice and Healing-to-Wellness Courts



Vol 6 Iss 1  
  Autumn 2019: The Opioid Crisis: Moving Forward - Addressing Addiction in our Native American Communities



Vol 6 Iss 2  
  Winter 2020: Origins of the Opioid Crisis - Addressing Addiction in our Native American Communities