Indian Health Service Releases New Methamphetamine and Suicide Prevention Initiative Funding Opportunity Announcements

July 08, 2016
News Type:  Weekly Spark, Weekly Spark Announcement

The Indian Health Service has released new Methamphetamine and Suicide Prevention Initiative (MSPI) funding opportunity announcements for MSPI Purpose Area 4: Generation Indigenous Support. Projects under this purpose area concentrate efforts on Native youth and families by focusing on promoting early intervention strategies and implementation of positive youth development programming to reduce risk factors for suicidal behavior and substance abuse. These funding opportunities are available to Tribes, Tribal organizations, urban Indian organizations, and IHS federal facilities. Applications are due August 1.

Populations:  Youth, Racial and Ethnic Groups, American Indians and Alaska Natives
About Suicide:  Risk and Protective Factors
Strategies:  Identify and Assist