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Methamphetamine/Suicide Prevention Grant

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Services provided by Meth/Suicide prevention program:

Pascua Yaqui Tribe Meth/Suicide prevention, treatment, & aftercare initiative in Guadalupe, AZ. Funded via Indian Health Services MSPI grant purpose area 3.
  • Identify & address meth use among Pascua Yaqui population in Guadalupe/surrounding PY communities
  • Apply culturally appropriate & community relevant prevention, treatment & aftercare
  • Increase quantity of providers
  • Increase community education via MSPI training
  • Increase provider and community education on suicide and methamphetamine use by offering appropriate trainings
  • Promote positive AI/AN youth development & family engagement through the implementation of early intervention strategies to reduce risk factors for suicidal behavior and substance abuse
The Methamphetamine and Suicide Prevention Initiative (MSPI) is a nationally-coordinated program focusing on providing much-needed methamphetamine and suicide prevention and intervention resources for Indian Country. This initiative promotes the use and development of evidence-based and practice-based models that represent culturally-appropriate prevention and treatment approaches to methamphetamine abuse and suicide prevention from a community-driven context.