SAMHSA’s Office of Indian Alcohol and Substance Abuse (OIASA) partners with groups to develop behavioral health policies and programs for Native people.
Center for Native American Youth (CNAY)
CNAY manages an ever-growing, comprehensive online resource center with information about programs and initiatives that address issues affecting the health, safety, and overall well-being of young people in Indian Country.
This resource center includes information for:
- Native youth on scholarships, internships, camps, conferences, and commissions
- Native American communities on grants, federal programs, and resources that serve Native youth
- Everyone on actionable information such as research, articles, statistics, and more
CNAY is a policy program within the Aspen Institute dedicated to improving the lives of Native youth through communication, policy development, and advocacy. For more information, call Josie Raphaelito at 202-736-2905.
White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)
ONDCP advises the President on drug-control issues, coordinates drug-control activities and related funding across the federal government, and produces the annual National Drug Control Strategy.
Substance use disorders and crime exact a heavy toll among American Indians and Alaska Natives. Recognizing these issues, ONDCP develops programs and policies tailored to Indian Country using a balanced strategy of prevention, treatment, recovery support, and law enforcement.