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Completing the Circle of Care

Award Information

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2007, $250,000)

The FY 2007 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 (with a priority on methamphetamine), 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.

Squaxin Island Tribe has set the following goals for their FY 2007 IASAP grant award: 1) eliminate illegal sales, distribution, trafficking, and manufacture of methamphetamines and other drugs and alcohol on Squaxin Island Reservation; 2) increase enforcement and treatment coordination both internally and externally; and 3) build an effective prevention and treatment approach. The strategies for accomplishing these goals are: A) cross system collaboration; B) prevention training and technical assistance with help from BJA; C) enhancement of treatment to include long-term recovery for addicts; and D) implementation of an aggressive enforcement strategy.


Date Created: September 9, 2007