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Addictions and Healing in Aboriginal Country

Imprint: Canberra, ACT; Aboriginal Studies Press; 2003Extent: xix, 210 p.ISBN: 0855754508EISBN: 9780855754501Publication Type: MonographSubjects: Social Sciences; Indigenous; Health; Social services & public welfare; Indigenous peoples; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' health; Indigenous peoples' healthPeer Reviewed: Yes

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Abstract: Addictions and Healing in Aboriginal Country establishes a framework for understanding the issues pertinent to Indigenous addictions to alcohol, gunga and gambling and its after-math in one community, Big River (a fictitious name for a real community).

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Preliminary Matter
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Tables and Figures

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    Preface

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      Acknowledgments

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        Introduction

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          Part 1 - Upsetting the Balance, Opening the Doors
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          Working With Communities

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            Introducing Illness

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              Part 2 - The Story of Addictions in Big River
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              Grog, Gunga and Gambling

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                Why Do People Use?

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                  Part 3 - Looking Elsewhere for Ideas
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                  Efforts from Native Canada

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                    Part 4 - Healing and Change
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                    Waking Up from a Kind of Sleep

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                      Endmatter
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                      End Notes

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