Mental Health Care for American Indians and Alaska Natives

About the Course:

This section of a larger Surgeon General’s report focuses on the status, needs, availability, and outcomes for mental health treatment and services to American Indians and Alaska Natives. Ways to improve services currently available and the need to promote wellness are among key issues stressed. NOTE: This course is chapter 4 and begins on page 77 of the article and page 95 of the adobe file.


A Report from the Surgeon General

About the Author:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Course Objectives:

  1. To examine the complexities of mental health care for the American Indian and Alaska Native communities.

  2. to identify high-need populations and assess the availability and quality of services available for those populations

  3. to gain information on ways to help prevent mental illness and promote wellness among the communities studied

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