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Date of Award
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
My dissertation is titled “An Exploratory Mixed Methods Study of the Methamphetamine and Suicide Prevention Initiative (MSPI), 2009-2015” will assess the implementation and evaluation of the MSPI from 2009-2015 to better understand the MSPI as a mechanism to improve health outcomes across the Indian Health System. Chapter two uses quantitative methods to describe the state of suicide; chapter three uses quantitative methods to describe the state of methamphetamine use; and, chapter four uses qualitative methods to describe implementation and evaluation characteristics of high capacity projects. From 2009-2015, the MSPI served as a valuable program in American Indian and Alaska Native communities and successfully addressed suicide and methamphetamine use using community based approaches and local evaluation.
Chair and Committee
Beverly Cotton, Tessa Evans-Campbell, Patrick Fowler, David Patterson Silver Wolf,
Ross, Raven E., "An Exploratory Mixed Methods Study of the Methamphetamine and Suicide Prevention Initiative, 2009-2015" (2018). Arts & Sciences Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 1730.
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