UN SDG #3 Good Health and Well-being UN SDG #3

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Community Opioid Intervention Pilot Projects

$500,000

deadline:

12/15/20
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Community Opioid Intervention Pilot Projects

$500,000

deadline:

12/15/20
Geographic Area

Description

The purpose of this Indian Health Service (IHS) grant is to address the opioid crisis in American Indian / Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities by developing and expanding community education and awareness of prevention, treatment and/or recovery activities for opioid misuse and opioid use disorder. The intent is to increase knowledge and use of culturally appropriate interventions and to encourage an increased use of medication-assisted treatment (MAT). This program will support Tribal and Urban Indian communities in their effort to provide prevention, treatment, and recovery services to address the impact of the opioid crisis within their communities. Each application for the Community Opioid Intervention Pilot Projects (COIPP) will be required to address the following objectives: 1. Increase public awareness and education about culturally-appropriate and family-centered opioid prevention, treatment, and recovery practices and programs in AI/AN communities. 2. Create comprehensive su...

Eligibility

  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Others

Thanks to the funder for their generosity.