The Division of Mental Health and Addiction, Bureau of Youth Services, in conjunction with Bureau of Addiction Prevention and Mental Health Promotion, would like to announce a Request for funding 2022-006 - Substance use prevention for justice involved youth. The RFF aims to fund substance use primary prevention services for youth who are justice involved or at-risk for justice involvement.
This funding opportunity will be designed to work with youth who are justice involved or at-risk for justice involvement, to provide services that aim to prevent substance use/misuse. The funding may be used for training and/or implementation of evidence-based programming that focuses on mentoring, life skills, trauma-informed care and social emotional wellness as they relate to primary prevention of substance misuse. The funds are designed to be utilized by community organizations that have mentoring components infused into their programming. Eligible applicants include nonprofit community and social service agencies that have experience providing mentoring, substance use primary prevention, and other services to at-risk youth. Additional information and how to apply is available on the DMHA funding opportunity webpage here > https://www.in.gov/fssa/dmha/funding-information/