Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2022, $739,322)
Westcare Texas, Inc., will use funding to develop coordinated prevention and intervention strategies for youth and their families who have been impacted by opioids and other substances. The WestCare Texas Embracing Project (WTEP) will expand existing mentoring activities to support the implementation of peer services to youth who have been affected by opioid use disorder (OUD) and those at-risk for substance use, juvenile delinquency, victimization, and juvenile justice system involvement.
- Eluna's Camp Mariposa Addiction Prevention and Mentoring Program
- Implementing the OJJDP Comprehensive Gang Model in a School Setting: A Youth Violence Reduction Initiative by The School District of Philadelphia's Office of School Safety
- 2-Family Treatment Courts Training and Technical Assistance Program