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Preventing Alcohol-Related Deaths Through Social Detoxification (PARD)
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2023
Indian Health Service (IHS)
Offers funding to increase access to community-based prevention strategies, including social detoxification services, for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations with for alcohol use disorder (AUD) and other substance use disorders (SUD). Proposals must include the 3 critical components of community-based social detoxification:
- Fostering patient readiness for and entry into treatment
PARD is an initiative of the IHS Alcohol and Substance Abuse Branch (ASAB).
Required activities include:
- Evaluating clients encountering the detoxification program through drug-testing measuring client coordination and concentration, screening for co-occurring mental and physical conditions, and comprehensive assessment of clients' medical, psychological, social conditions, including historical trauma
- Stabilizing clients in detoxification by supporting them through acute intoxication and withdrawal until they are medically stable and substance free, familiarizing patients with the detoxification process, providing meals, showers, hygiene kits, and other daily living necessities
- Fostering readiness for the clients' entry into AUD or SUD treatment by stressing the importance of clients completing their treatment plans, providing patients encouragement to continue in treatment, offering recovery pathways and connecting clients to treatment after detoxification, and measuring the overall treatment process and results for individuals during and after detoxification
Applicants are encouraged to develop work plans that emphasize cross-system collaboration, the inclusion of family and social support systems, community resources, and culturally appropriate approaches.
Amount of Funding
Award ceiling: $2,000,000 per year
Project period: 5 years
Estimated number of awards: 1
Estimated total program funding: $2,000,000
Who Can Apply
Eligible applicants are public or private institutions operated by a state, local, tribal, or private entity that operates direct, on-site AUD and/or SUD treatment services, including social alcohol detoxification services.
Funding will be focused on serving tribal communities with the highest burden of alcohol-related deaths among AI/AN populations. IHS analyzed the national rates of causes of deaths using the CDC data and determined that McKinley County, New Mexico, including Gallup, continues to have the highest burden of alcohol-related deaths among AI/AN persons.
Applicants must serve AI/AN populations and must be able to start services on the first day of the award.
What This Program Funds
New Program • Operating Costs and Staffing • Training Providers
Application instructions, requirements, and other information about the online application process can be found in the funding announcement.
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Topics This Program Addresses
American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians • Harm Reduction • Recovery • Substance Use Disorder • Treatment