Culturally Responsive Pathways to Peer Programming in Tribal Communities
Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Product of Altarum and the Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Use Program (COSSUP) funded by BJA.
Provides an overview and history on the use of peer recovery support services (PRSS) in tribal communities to address high rates of substance use and substance use disorders (SUDs). Offers resources and models on best practices for tribes to develop, implement, and sustain PRSS programming. Draws insights from 9 tribal PRSS practitioners to highlight the importance of including Native American culture and traditions into PRSS delivery.
American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians • Community Planning and Coalition Building • Justice System • Recovery • Substance Use Disorder • Treatment