The purpose of the program is to increase access to community-based prevention strategies that provide social detoxification, evaluation, stabilization, fostering patient readiness for and entry into treatment for alcohol use, and other substance use disorders. To ensure that comprehensive, culturally appropriate personal and public health services are available and accessible to AI/AN people, the PARD project is designed to provide communities the ability to reduce alcohol-related mortality and encourage clients to seek additional alcohol and/or substance use disorder treatment after discharge from a detoxification program. IHS will use this funding to focus on the provision of services in Tribal and Urban Indian communities with the highest burden of alcohol-related deaths among AI/AN persons.
The PARD program requires applicants to review the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) https://www.samhsa.gov/resource/ebp/tip-45-detoxification-substance-abuse-treatment), which identifies the principle for the basis of the TIP. The PARD program must include the three critical components—evaluation, stabilization, and fostering patient readiness for and entry into treatment. The three critical components identified in the SAMHSA TIP 45 will serve as the program objectives that each applicant will be required to meet.
Eligibility: To be eligible for this funding opportunity you must be a public or private institution operated by a state, local, Tribal, or private entity that operates direct, on-site alcohol and/or substance use disorder treatment services, including social alcohol detoxification services, to AI/AN persons. For purposes of this announcement, “institution” means an entity that provides substance use disorder treatment services including detoxification. Applicants must be able to start services on the first day of the award. Applicants must serve AI/AN persons.
Deadline for Application is: March 31, 2023.
Earliest Anticipated Start Date: April 17, 2023.
Eligible entities should take the following steps to access funding:
Apply via Grants.gov: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/search-grants.html?keywords=social%20detoxification
Funding Announcement Number: HHS-2023-IHS-PARD-0001.
Questions on the programmatic issues may be directed to:
JB Kinlacheeny, Public Health Advisor
Indian Health Service, Division of Behavioral Health
5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop: 0834NB
Rockville, MD 20857
Questions on grants management and fiscal matters may be directed to:
Indian Health Service, Division of Grants Management
5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop: 09E47
Rockville, MD 20857
For technical assistance with Grants.gov, please contact the Grants.gov help desk:
Federal Register Notice is available here: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2023/03/01/2023-04151/preventing-alcohol-related-deaths-through-social-detoxification
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