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About the SPF-SIG
The applicant for the SPF-SIG is the Governor’s Office and the project will be administered by the Office of Substance Abuse (OSA). The grant amount will be $2.36 million per year for five years (10/2004-9/2009). Eighty-five percent of the funding is for work at the community level and the remaining 15% is for state administration including hiring an epidemiologist and evaluators for the project. The grant includes funding for both needs assessment and infrastructure development (in years 1-3) and programming (in years 3-5) components.
SAMHSA’s Strategic Prevention Framework has five steps:
1) Needs, resources and readiness assessment
Work on all the steps is expected to occur at both the community and state level and steps 1 through 3 must be completed before programming/implementation begins.
The proposal OSA submitted was developed collaboratively with much input and feedback from state partners who are currently part of the Strategies for Healthy Youth Workgroup (HMP, CSHP, CHP, Teen and Young Adult Health, C4C&Y, MCT, JJ, and OSA) . The Advisory Council for this project will be the Children’s Cabinet. While the proposed target audience was youth and young adults (i.e. age 10-24), we indicated that other target audiences might also be identified during the initial needs assessment phase.
The purpose of our proposal is to create and support a statewide prevention/health promotion infrastructure that will:
The Long-term outcomes identified by this project are:
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