This manual from Project TEAM details the creation of a joint jurisdiction justice collaboration between Tribal governments and their state, local and U.S. federal partners. Continue reading
Resource Tag: American Indian/Alaskan Native
American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) Tribal Affairs Behavioral Health Equity
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) website on behavioral health equity for American Indian and Alaska Native individuals and communities provides information about federal programs and initiatives designed for these populations, reports and issue briefs, and links to SAMHSA data projects and relevant external resources.
Funding Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Behavioral Health Equity
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) website for behavioral health equity for Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander individuals and communities provides information about federal programs and initiatives designed for these populations, reports and issue briefs, and links to SAMHSA data projects and relevant external resources. Continue reading
The Native Center for Behavioral Health
The website for the Native Center for Behavioral Health at the University of Iowa’s College of Public Health provides information about and links to the projects managed by the Center, including the National American Indian & Alaska Native (AI/AN) Addiction Technology Transfer Center, the AI/AN Mental Health Technology Transfer Center, and the AI/AN Prevention Technology Transfer Center. Continue reading
Peer Support Toolkit
The online toolkit for creating peer support programs for indigenous communities from the Southern Plains Tribal Health Board provides an overview of peer specialist services and describes the core roles and responsibilities peer specialists play in supporting treatment and recovery from substance use disorders in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities. Continue reading
Indian Health Services – Maternal Health
The Indian Health Services maternal health page contains information on caring for American Indian/Alaska Native women during pregnancy and the postpartum period. It includes links to culturally-specific guides for treating substance use disorder in pregnancy and neonatal abstinence syndrome. Continue reading
Recommendations to the Indian Health Service on Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome
This 2019 report from the American Academy of Pediatrics provides recommendations to the Indian Health Service on appropriate assessment and treatment of neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome (NOWS) in American Indian and Alaskan Native (AI/AN) populations. Continue reading
Integrated Care for High Risk Pregnancies: A Pilot Project to Improve Medical Assistance Birth Outcomes
In 2015, the Minnesota Legislature directed the Department of Human Services to implement a pilot program to improve birth outcomes – the Integrated Care for High Risk Pregnancies (ICHRP) Initiative. The pilot program was designed to reach two demographic groups: African Americans at risk for low birth weight births in the Twin Cities metropolitan area and American Indians at risk for opiate use during pregnancy. Continue reading
Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program Collaborative Training and Technical Assistance
Website for the Bureau of Justice Assistance’s Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program (COAP) Resource Center. The COAP Resource Center provides support to states, unites of local government, and tribal governments to plan, develop, and implement comprehensive efforts to identify, respond to, treat, and support those impacted by the opioid epidemic. Continue reading
Website for the Wellbriety Movement, which provides training and technical assistance to American Indian and Alaskan Native communities to create substance use disorder prevention and treatment programs grounded in indigenous principles, values and teachings.
Funding Source: Various grants and donations. Revenue from conferences, trainings, and product sales.