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Mental Health Emerging Issue for Kansas Indian Tribes

Sign on the Potawatomi Indian Reservation (Photo by Bryan Thompson)

Members of the four Indian tribes with reservations in northeast Kansas recently gathered to talk about health. There was discussion about continuing the fight against diseases that have plagued Indians for generations. But as Heartland Health Monitor’s Bryan Thompson reports, it didn't stop there.

Want more? Check out this article on the KHI News Service website.


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