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Best and Promising Practices for the Implementation of Zero Suicide in Indian Country

Best and Promising Practices for the Implementation of Zero Suicide in Indian Country toolkit was recently released.  Zero Suicide is a framework to support suicide-safer care in health and behavioral health care systems. In the past ten years, many studies have shown its effectiveness in reducing suicide deaths across diverse health systems.

New toolkit for strengthening Tribal public health partnerships

Tribal nations and individual tribal members work hard to protect and promote the health of their communities, and have developed significant public health expertise. The University of Washington's Northwest Center for Public Health Practice's (NWCPHP) new resource, Collaborate with Tribes: A Public Health Toolkit, provides non-tribal public health professionals with an introduction to this expertise, and offers resources to partner with tribes and tribal members.

Tribal Action Plan (TAP) Development Workshop nominations

The U.S. Department of Justice's National Indian Country Training Initiative (NICTI), together with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), is pleased to announce the Tribal Action Plan (TAP) Development Workshop. The Tribal Action Plan Training Initiative was established in direct response to the Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010. TAPs support the principle of tribal self-determination and provide tribes the opportunity to take a proactive role in the fight against alcohol and substance misuse in their communities. (25 U.S.C.

DBHR releases updated prevention services map

The Washington State Health Care Authority, Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery prevention services are focused in communities and Tribes in Washington. A map of prevention services across the state has been updated to reflect Cohort 6 Community Prevention and Wellness Initiative (CPWI) communities.

Washington prevention services map

Risk and protective factors

Tribal vision, design and capacity trainings in Indian Country

The Secretary’s Tribal Advisory Committee, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has heard consistently from Tribes about their difficulties in successfully obtaining HHS grant funding.  HHS understands the importance of Tribes accessing these grant funds so that they are able to provide culturally appropriate care and services to their communities. 

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