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Indian Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program

Award Information

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Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2006, $226,062)

The FY 2006 Indian Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program allows American Indian and Alaska Native communities to plan and implement activities that will reduce and control crime associated with the distribution and use of alcohol and controlled substances in tribal communities. Through this program, the recipient will develop new or enhance existing strategies that prevent, interdict, and treat alcohol and drug use by tribal members. Awards will used to develop a project activity team; identify, apprehend, and prosecute those who illegally transport, distribute, and use alcohol and controlled substances; prevent and reduce the number of alcohol and substance-abuse-related crimes, traffic fatalities, and injuries; develop and enhance collaborations with federal, state, tribal, and local criminal justice agencies; integrate tribal and non-tribal services for offenders and their families; and make available culturally appropriate treatment and other services.

The Fallon Paiute Tribe will use the grant funds to develop a comprehensive strategic plan for prevention and intervention of alcohol and substance abuse problems on the reservation. Primary program goals are to: 1) improve service coordination among agencies involved with substance abusers and their families; 2) implement a structured substance abuse treatment program; and 3) increase prosecution of those engaged in illegal drug and alcohol transportation, distribution, or use.


Date Created: July 17, 2006