Native Americans make up less than 9 percent of South Dakota’s population, but represent a third of its prison population.
History and historical trauma is a thick thread in the tangled web of explanations for that longstanding statistic, and Theresa Henry believes addressing those issues is key to improving the outcomes for her people.
The non-profit "Face It TOGETHER" is looking to get a better understanding of the issues that alcohol and drug abusers face by launching its first online survey.
Addiction is a chronic disease and needs to be treated as such. Face It TOGETHER Sioux Falls has a presence each week at both DUI Court and Drug Court, which serve as alternatives to traditional justice system case processing.