Many people equate sustainability with finding continued funding for programs and services. However, a broader view of sustainability entails supporting Native communities in capacity building, leadership development, partnerships, and networking so that Native communities realize their own vision of wellness.
This program supports American Indian and Alaska Native communities to plan, design, and assess the feasibility of implementing a culturally appropriate mental health service model with children who have Serious Emotional/ Behavioral Disturbances and their families.
Planning for program sustainability from the beginning enhances the chances of success, and visionary leadership will draw collaborators together to meet common goals. Sustaining a program requires action and creativity in one or more of eight possible realms, which are represented in the “Legacy Wheel.”
The guide is designed to serve as a resource for developing, implementing, and using mental health services delivered through the use of videoconferencing.
Healthy Native Communities Partnership Inc. (HNCP) is a non-profit organization that supports capacity building, leadership development, partnership, and networking so that Native communities realize their own vision of wellness.
These web pages are designed specifically for individuals working with Native populations. Our aim is to enhance resources and knowledge specific for American Indian and Alaska Native populations to support suicide prevention and mental health promotion. We welcome your feedback. Send suggestions to Al-ANPages@sprc.org.