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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 ​2

The new issue of American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research is now available!
This issue features work about:
      • risk indicators for behavioral health issues among AI youth
      • association between depressive symptoms and obesogenic behaviors
      • association between suicide-attempt resilience and positive adult relationships
      • mental health differences among AI and White adoptees
      • postpartum depressive symptoms in mothers 1-2 years after giving birth
    ​​                                                   View Volume 24, Issue 2​​​

    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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