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Answering the Cry of our Warriors: Programming to Support Native Americans Re-entering the Community

Evidence Ranking: Proven

Source: National Indian Health Board

This case study briefly explains the components of the Warrior Down reentry program designed by White Bison, Inc. for use with American Indian and Alaska Native populations reentering communities following incarceration. Key elements of this successful program include peer-to-peer programming, the use of traditional healing practices, continuous support from prison to reentry in the community, and complimentary programming for family members.

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The Healing Forest Environmental Prevention Process: Community Effectiveness through Coalition Program Evaluation

Evidence Ranking: Proven

Source: Center for Substance Abuse Prevention Service to Science Initiative

This 2010 report describes the many programs White Bison, Inc., has developed to prevent addiction and create individual recovery and resiliency in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities including the Wellbriety model, the concept of the Healing Forest, and the Firestarter peer

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National Roadmap on State-Level Efforts to End the Nation’s Drug Overdose Epidemic

Source: American Medical Association & Manatt

The 2020 national roadmap for state strategies to address the nation’s drug overdose epidemic updates the 2019 publication and focuses on 6 strategic areas: increasing access to evidence-based treatments for substance use disorders (SUDs); enforcing mental health and SUD parity laws; ensuring access to physician care; improving access to multi-modal pain care; expanding harm reduction efforts; and improving monitoring and evaluation.

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Thriving Together

Source: Well Being Trust, Community Initiatives, & ReThink Health

This resource was developed by leaders from over 100 organizations and provides a discussion and list of actions that communities, organizations, businesses, governments, and funders can take to achieve the expectation of: all people and places thriving – no exceptions.

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Principles for the Use of Funds From Opioid Litigation

Source: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

This report describes 5 principles policymakers can use to ensure the best use of funds from opioid litigation. The principles include:

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Rural Community Toolbox: Funding & Tools to Build Healthy Drug-Free Rural Communities

Source: Office of National Drug Control Strategy

The Rural Community Toolbox website, created by the Office of National Drug Control Policy, provides resources to fight addiction in rural communities. The toolbox provides information about funding opportunities and technical assistance offered by 16 federal departments and agencies.

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