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News by Topic: Culture and cultural competency

Dec 23, 2021 - Notice from the Indian Health Service (IHS) correcting the November 4, 2021, notice accepting applications for a component of the Substance Abuse and Suicide Prevention (SASP) Program: Suicide Prevention, Intervention, and Postvention (SPIP). This correcting notice outlines the addition of the statement of need to the project narrative.
Source: Federal Register
Nov 24, 2021 - Describes the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on stress, depression, anxiety, and sleeping problems for Native Americans, noting the risk of losing vulnerable and elderly community members and Native American disparities in COVID-19 infection, hospitalization, and mortality. Discusses community-level efforts and partnerships to support Native communities as they navigate COVID-19 fears and increase vaccination rate.
Source: NPR