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Native American veterans seen at risk

Region lags in efforts to help stress-afflicted

By Anna Badkhen
Globe Correspondent / September 17, 2007

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Mental health workers are looking for new ways to help Native American service members returning from Iraq and Afghanistan who are suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. In some parts of the United States, specialists are combining modern treatments with traditional healing methods, employing medicine men, participating in sweat lodges, and asking tribal elders to encourage veterans to seek professional medical ... (Full article: 744 words)

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