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Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health


The mission for the Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health (CAIANH) is to promote the health and well-being of American Indians and Alaska Natives, of all ages, by pursuing research, training, continuing education, technical assistance, and information dissemination within a biopsychosocial framework that recognizes the unique cultural contexts of this special population.

New Journal Issue​​​

Volume 24, Issue ​3

The new issue of American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research is now available!
This issue features work about:
      • examination of well-established depression scale with older American Indians
      • comparison of behavior assessment scores between AI and non-Native adolescents
      • religious and spiritual practices among homeless AI/ANs with severe alcohol problems
      • AI/AN youths' responses to concerning social media posts
      • A systematic review of integrated care with Indigenous populations
    ​​                                                   View Volume 24, Issue 3​​​

    The Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health is looking to expand our network of supporters through philanthropic giving. Every donor helps strengthen our program and advance our mission to improve the health and well-being of American Indians and Alaska Natives. If you’re interested in partnering with us to advance our mission, please consider making a personal contribution.


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