The purpose of these cooperative agreements is to provide resources to improve response to 988 contacts (including calls, chats, and texts) originating in Tribal communities and/or activated by American Indians/Alaskan Natives. This program aims to:
- Ensure American Indians/Alaskan Natives have access to culturally competent, trained 988 crisis center support
- Improve integration and support of 988 crisis centers, Tribal nations, and Tribal organizations to ensure there is navigation and follow-up care
- Facilitate collaborations with Tribal, state and territory health providers, Urban Indian Organizations, law enforcement, and other first responders in a manner which respects Tribal sovereignty.
Applications due October 25, 2022. Eligibility is limited to Federally recognized Indian Tribes and tribal organizations.
View the SAMHSA Notice of Funding Opportunity SM-22-020 for more information.