Culturally Congruent Access to Services

To address health disparities, high-quality, culturally congruent services must be available and accessible to Native Americans. The following section explores risk and protective factors related to accessing services.

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Resilience, Community, &

Family Support in Healthcare Access

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Mental Health Service Use

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Healthcare Barriers & Supports for American Indian Women with Cancer

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Conventional & Non-Conventional Mental Health Care

for Depressive Symptoms

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Mental Health & Help-Seeking Attitudes among American Indian Older Adults

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Colorectal Cancer Screening Among American Indians