Michael A Shapiro Photography / Pine Ridge: Health Care On the Reservation:

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JJ is an alcoholic. Like 85% of the other tribe members, he is unemployed. His family is supportive and tries to get him into treatment, but so far it hasn't worked out. Combining the lack of entertainment with the lack of employment, and adding that to the isolation and remoteness from any urban environments, It is not surprising that there is widespread frustration, hopelessness and alcoholism.