Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2022, $1,000,000)
Menominee Family Services, Menominee Tribal Police Department and Maehnowesekiyah Wellness Center partner to implement a Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative inspired program called Yācehtāwak. The goal of the Yācehtāwak Program goal is to decrease the number of drug related deaths and reduce the crime associated with overall substance abuse. It is the policy of the Menominee Tribal Police to provide those struggling with addiction, who voluntarily ask for help in combating their addiction, with assistance in locating treatment assistance. Family Services provides Crisis Response, which if the focus on this application through the following objectives:
Objective 1. Establish transitional housing services for 60 clients in recovery by the end of the grant period.
Objective 2. Administer crisis response services to at least 60 individuals by the end of the grant period.
Objective 3. Provide harm reduction assistance to 30 individuals by the end of the grant period.
Planned Activities/Allowable Uses
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Percent of Budget
Drug take-back programs
Law enforcement and first responder deflection and diversion
Real-time data collection
Naloxone for law enforcement and first responders
Education and prevention programs to connect law enforcement agencies with K-12 students
Pre-booking or post-booking treatment alternative-to-incarceration programs
Court programming to prioritize and expedite treatment and recovery services for individuals at high risk for overdose, as well as services for children and youth impacted by their parents’ or other family members’ substance use
Evidence-based substance use disorder treatment related to opioids, stimulants, and other illicit drugs, such as MAT, as well as harm reduction activities and recovery support services
Transitional or recovery housing and peer recovery support services
Embedding social workers, peers, and/or persons with lived experience at any intercept of the Sequential Intercept Model
Field-initiated projects that bring together justice, behavioral health, and public health practitioners