The following are resources on the topics of mentorship, academic success, mental health and substance abuse research. If you have materials that you would like to share with the group, please let us know.

Presentations by Mentorship Group Members

Utilization of Drumming for American Indians and Alaska Natives with Substance Abuse Disorders by Dan Dickerson, DO, MPH (PDF)

American Indians/Alaska Natives and Substance Abuse Treatment Outcomes: Positive Signs and Continuing Challenges by Dan Dickerson, DO, MPH (Powerpoint)

How to Enhance the Quality and Quantity of Academic Publications by Clyde McCoy, PhD (PowerPoint)

The NIDA Native American Workgroup Mentorship Program by R. Dale Walker, MD (PowerPoint)

The NIDA American Indian Research Scholars Mentorship Program by R. Dale Walker, MD (PowerPoint)

Other Presentations of Interest

Ethics and the Irresponsible Conduct of Research with Ethnocultural Populations by Joseph Trimble, PhD (PowerPoint)

American Indian and Alaska Native Research Training by Spero Manson, PhD (PowerPoint)


Mentoring Partnerships for Minority Faculty and Graduate Students In Mental Health Services Research by H. Waitzkin, J. Yager, T. Parker, B. Duran (pdf)

CDC Principles of International Health Research by Clyde McCoy, PhD (pdf)

CDC Health Disparities and Inequalities Report — United States, 2011

Recommended Reading

Killing Us Quietly: Native Americans and HIV/AIDS by Irene S. Vernon

Addiction Research Methods by Peter Miller

The Substance Abuse Handbook by Pedro Ruiz

The Violence and Addiction Equation: Theoretical and Clinical Issues in Substance Abuse and Relationship Violence by C. Wekerle

Substance Abuse Treatment for Youth and Adults: Clinician’s Guide to Evidence-Based Practice by David W. Springer and Allen Rubin

The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Substance Abuse Treatment by Marc Galanter (Author, Editor), Herbert D. Kleber (Editor)