Louis Bickford of the Little Shell Chippewa Tribe talk about the importance of talking with one’s elders and receiving VA treatment for PTSD
Military personnel of many ethnic backgrounds served with distinction in the Vietnam War. The 1988 National Vietnam Veterans Readjustment Study (NVVRS)(1) demonstrated that Black and Hispanic Veterans who served in Vietnam experienced significantly greater readjustment problems and higher levels of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) than White Veterans.
This Action Plan seeks to advance social, health, and racial equity by following a three-part strategy of normalizing conversations about equity, organizing government to achieve equity, and operationalizing practices and policies to promote equity.
This toolkit provides overview on culturally responsiveness, CLAS standards, providing appropriate cultural and linguistic services according to CLAS standards, principles of community engagement, recommendations from cultural sample groups, policy and practice recommendations, accessing and providing resources, and support for staff and evaluation guides and templates.
This publication outlines recommendations for a statewide suicide prevention plan to reduce suicide and suicidal behavior including thoughts of suicide, and associated harm to families, loved ones, and communities, and to improve outcomes for survivors of suicide attempts and their families.