$1.4 million Available to Tribal Communities for Methamphetamine and Suicide Prevention

The Indian Health Service (IHS) has announced an additional funding opportunity for the Methamphetamine and Suicide Prevention Initiative (MSPI) – Generation Indigenous Initiative Support, totaling more than $1.4 million for Tribes, Tribal organizations and IHS federal facilities located in the IHS Navajo, Phoenix and Tucson Areas. The funding will support project activities that focus on promoting early intervention strategies and the implementation of positive youth development programming to reduce risk factors for suicidal behavior and substance misuse by working with Native youth up to and including age 24.

Application package deadline is January 9, 2017.