Planning and Developing Infrastructure to Improve the Mental Health and Wellness of Children, Youth and Families in American Indian/Alaska Natives (AI/AN) Communities (Short Title: Circles of Care VI)

Funding Source: 
Department of Health and Human Services
Type of Funding: 
federal
Deadline: 
Friday, March 7, 2014
Amount: 
$4 381 941
Number of Awards Available: 
11
Award Ceiling: 
400 000
Eligibility: 
Tribal organizations and entities
Description: 

The purpose of this program is to provide tribal and urban indian communities with tools and resources to plan and design a holistic, community-based, coordinated system of care approach to support mental health and wellness for children, youth, and families. These grants are intended to increase the capacity and effectiveness of mental health systems serving AI/AN communities. Circles of Care grantees will focus on the need to reduce the gap between the need for mental health services and the availability and coordination of mental health, substance use, and co-occurring disorders in AI/AN communities for children, youth, and young adults from birth through age 25 and their families.

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