Funding Available for Indigenous Project LAUNCH

Opportunity: Funding Available for Indigenous Project LAUNCH

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Deadline: 03/19/2017

Website: https://www.samhsa.gov/sites/default/files/grants/pdf/other/sm-17-004-webinar-announcement.pdf

Sponsor: SAMHSA

Description:

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is announcing a series of webinars and conference calls for prospective applicants interested in applying for fiscal year 2017 Cooperative Agreements for Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children’s Health in American Indian and Alaskan Native (AI/AN) Communities, U.S. Territories, and Pacific Jurisdictions (Short Title: Indigenous - Project LAUNCH), FOA No. SM-17-004.

These will be led by SAMHSA, Center for Mental Health Services staff. The purpose of Indigenous Project LAUNCH is to promote the wellness of young children from birth to eight years within tribal, territorial and Pacific Islander jurisdictions by addressing the physical, social, emotional, cognitive and behavioral aspects of their development. The goal of Project LAUNCH is for children to be thriving in safe, supportive environments and entering school ready to learn and able to succeed. This program will foster culturally responsive models to support and promote mental health and wellness and reduce the impacts of trauma and adversity on AI/AN and Indigenous communities through a public health approach.

See the link for webinar and call details.