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By Gale Group, Rosalyn Carson-Dewitt

A variety of alterations have happened because the first version of this "Encyclopedia" (which used to be a call impressive Reference) released in 1995. those adjustments comprise the lessen of crack cocaine use and resurgence of heroin use; alterations in legislation facing drug use - on either the country and nationwide degrees; and new discoveries resulting in a greater realizing of ways medicines paintings and what makes them addictive. greater than seven-hundred articles meant for the coed and layperson disguise the social, scientific and political matters concerning medications and alcohol, in addition to forms of habit.

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Journal of Black Psychology, 26(3), 288–301. HAFCI. (1990). Cocaine: Treatment & recovery: African American perspectives on crack. Vol. 2, tape 2. In Darryl Inaba and William E. ), The Haight Ashbury training series. San Francisco/ Ashland, CA: Haight Ashbury Drug Detoxification, Rehabilitation & Aftercare Project and Cinemed. , & GRADY, R. (1998). Promoting recovery from drug abuse: An Africentric intervention. Journal of Black Studies, 28(3), 319–333. LOWERY, C. T. (1998). American Indian perspectives on addiction and recovery.

Following this conference, they decided to develop a culturally specific recovery program at Glide Church because of the resistance of people of color to participating in the twelve-step process. , 1998 and 2000) include the following: ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● Low self-esteem Late introduction into recovery Focus on short-term abstinence rather than long-term recovery Dialect of African-Americans Institutionalized racism Internalized racism A unique, often dysfunctional family structure: many classical African cultures have been matrilineal, and look to the ‘‘grandmother’’ for spiritual direction and values.

While some of these may involve an ‘‘immediate and overwhelming God consciousness,’’ most are what William James called an ‘‘educational variety’’ of revelation, developing slowly over time. ’’ Many members of the African-American community afflicted with crack-cocaine addiction have been raised in the church. There is a tradition of revelation; many who have been ‘‘saved’’ now believe they are sinners because they have used and sold crack-cocaine to their own people. God has been described in a strict denominational sense.

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