The Catawba Indian Nation (CIN) proposes continued implementation of the Catawba Nation Tribal Opioid Response (TOR) Grant, a tribal behavioral health intervention program for tribal citizens experiencing substance-related challenges. This funding will support the Behavioral Health Department and community partners as an evidence-based and culturally driven behavioral health program answering these critical challenges facing Catawba citizens.
Tribal community members charged with substance misuse often struggle in all areas of their lives. As it is throughout Indian Country, these challenges intersect in the Catawba tribal community. Catawba citizens experience high rates of substance use on and beyond the Reservation. To provide support, mitigate, and prevent these challenges, CIN provides behavioral health programs that promote the physical, social, emotional mental, and cultural healing for every citizen.
Catawba Nation TOR focuses on these challenges by providing access to culturally informed, evidence-based services through cultivating partnerships and following an integrated care model. In addition, implementing sound data collection and analysis practices ensures effective and efficient behavioral health services for tribal citizens on a lifelong continuum.
Our overarching goal is to address the unique challenges of substance misuse including and not limited to assisting tribal families impacted due to substance misuse.