California Youth Substance Use Disorder Prevention Program: Standard Track
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California Department of Health Care Services, The Center at Sierra Health Foundation
The Sierra Health Foundation and California Department of
Health Care Services are providing funding and technical
assistance to expand youth and young adult substance use
prevention through policy, systems, and environmental
change using youth activism, mentorship, and peer-led
support. The program focus is on youth in low-income
rural and urban areas of California.
The Center is seeking applications from community-based
organizations and tribal organizations that:
- Support youth engagement that focuses on youth
activism specifically in communities disproportionately
impacted by drug policies
- Reflect the communities disproportionately impacted
by past and current drug policies and criminalized for
substance use disorder
- Develop culturally and linguistically appropriate
social justice youth development, peer-to-peer support
and mentoring programs that are healing-centered,
trauma-informed and focused on youth ages 12-26
- Utilize an intersectional approach to health equity
through policy, systems, and environmental change
A list of examples of potential activities is provided in
Eligible applicants are nonprofit, community-based
organizations, tribal organizations, and coalitions in
California with demonstrated experience partnering with
young people of color and other marginalized communities.
Amount of funding
Up to $1,000,000 for 3 year project period.
American Indian or Alaska Native · Children and youth · Community and faith-based initiatives · Culture and cultural competency · Health disparities · Policy · Poverty · Stigma · Substance use and misuse · Trauma-informed care · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · California
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