United States Code

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§ 1621o.
Indian youth grant program
(a)
Grants

The Secretary, acting through the Service, is authorized to make grants to Indian tribes, tribal organizations, and urban Indian organizations for innovative mental and physical disease prevention and health promotion and treatment programs for Indian preadolescent and adolescent youths.

(b)
Use of funds
(1)
Funds made available under this section may be used to—
(A)
develop prevention and treatment programs for Indian youth which promote mental and physical health and incorporate cultural values, community and family involvement, and traditional healers; and
(B)
develop and provide community training and education.
(2)
Funds made available under this section may not be used to provide services described in section 1665g(c) of this title.
(c)
Models for delivery of comprehensive health care services
The Secretary shall—
(1)
disseminate to Indian tribes information regarding models for the delivery of comprehensive health care services to Indian and urban Indian adolescents;
(2)
encourage the implementation of such models; and
(3)
at the request of an Indian tribe, provide technical assistance in the implementation of such models.
(d)
Criteria for review and approval of applications

The Secretary shall establish criteria for the review and approval of applications under this section.

(Pub. L. 94–437, title II, § 216, as added Pub. L. 102–573, title II, § 212, Oct. 29, 1992, 106 Stat. 4554; amended Pub. L. 111–148, title X, § 10221(a), Mar. 23, 2010, 124 Stat. 935.)
cite as: 25 USC 1621o