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Page 60 - Service is to raise the health status of American Indians and Alaska Natives to the highest possible level.
Page 7 - In recognition of the special educational needs of Indian students in the United States, Congress hereby declares it to be the policy of the United States to provide financial assistance to local educational agencies to develop and carry out elementary and secondary school programs specially designed to meet these special educational needs.
Page 60 - Indians may face serious obstacles in obtaining health care services through IHS. Another obstacle to obtaining contract care is that eligibility for such services is more restricted than for direct care. Another factor in the IHS delivery system since the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act of 1975 (Public Uw 93-638).
Page 71 - Drug Use Patterns in a Rural American Indian Population." unpublished manuscript. Mental Health Branch, Portland Area Office, Indian Health Service, Portland, OR. no dale. 125. Guilmet, OM. "Health Care and Health Care Seeking Strategies Among Puyallup Indians,
Page 40 - In the 1987-88 school yew. the BIA funded a total of 182 education facilities (table 27). BIA education programs furnish BIA-funded schools with curriculum materials and technical assistance to develop and implement alcohol and substance abuse programs, with special emphasis on identification, assessment, prevention, and crisis intervention through the use of referrals and additional counselors at the schools Boarding schools also depend on a number of BIA personnel, typically social workers, educational...
Page 56 - L. 99-570, the Indian Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act of 1986...
Page 72 - Medicine, Research on Children and Adolescents with Mental, Behavioral and Developmental Disorders: Mobilizing a National Initiative (Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1989). 145. Intergovernmental Health Policy Project, "Mental Health Policy Developments in the Child Mental Health Field," State Health Reports: Mental Health, Alcoholism, and Drug Abuse 44, January 1989.
Page 60 - Indians2 (355a) who live on or near reservations are theoretically eligible to receive the comprehensive range of services at no cost to the individual Indian, regardless of other health insurance coverage or ability to pay. This program of services is provided in facilities owned and operated by IHS, and is known as the direct care program. Although in principle IHS services are comprehensive and readily available at no user cost, in fact they are limited by IHS budget constraints and by the uneven...