A Profile of Urban Indian Health Organization Programming to Support Behavioral Health

Date: 2012
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)

Information

Type:  Report
Author:  Urban Indian Health Institute, Seattle Indian Health Board.
Publisher:  Urban Indian Health Institute

This report documents the critical services available at Urban Indian Health Organizations (UIHO) to address behavioral health needs such as depression and substance abuse. The report also highlights programmatic achievements and factors contributing to success; presents vignettes of select UIHO; and provides key recommendations to support future efforts to address behavioral health needs in urban American Indian and Alaska Native communities.

Populations:  American Indians and Alaska Natives
Settings:  Outpatient Mental Health, Urban Areas
About Suicide:  Behavioral Health Disorders, Substance Abuse
Strategies:  Screening and Assessment, Treatment