Community-Based Interventions for Depression in Parents and Other Caregivers on a Northern Plains Native American Reservation (Chapter 11 in American Indian and Alaska Native Children and Mental Health: Development, Context, Prevention, and Treatment).
Sparrow, Joshua. Armstrong, Minnetta Ironpipe Bird, Carol. Grant, Ethyl. Hilleboe, Sherry. Olson-Bird, Brenda.
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This chapter highlights Project Hope (Helping Our People Empathically), begun at the Blackfeet Early Childhood Center in Browning, Montana, in collaboration with Family Connections and Touchpoints of Children's Hospital, Boston. The program is offered as an example of a preventive, community-initiated, community-wide approach to healing depression in those who care for children and promoting family wellness. 2 tables and 56 references.
Native Americans; Alaska Natives; mental health services; depression; Parents with disabilities; community based services