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Stepping Stones to Resiliency

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2021, $702,864)

The Center for Family Services will use funding to address the adverse impact of family opioid and other substance use disorders on youth and families through “Stepping Stones to Resiliency,” which supports youth and families impacted by opioid and other substance use disorders by creating a continuum of trauma informed counseling, support, and educational services that increase protective factors to promote recovery and resiliency. Objectives include: reducing the adverse impact of opioid and other substance use on youth and families and increasing youth and family coping and communication skills that build resiliency, as well as enhance community responses to the impact of family addiction on children by encouraging close collaborations with allied professionals and communities. Additionally, the applicant received priority consideration by including policies, practices, and /or procedures in response to DOJ priorities, as well as a discussion of how the project will benefit those in high-poverty areas.

Date Created: November 15, 2021