Project Date: 2010
Project Lead: Beth Corven
Client: Tanana Chiefs Conference (TCC)
Goldstream Group was hired by the Tanana Chiefs Conference (TCC) to write a U.S. DHSS Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Mental Health Transformation Grant to provide a comprehensive, culturally appropriate response to the historical, cultural and personal trauma experienced by Interior Alaska Natives and the serious mental illnesses impacting their communities. TCC received $3.8 million over five years to offer community-based mental health outreach, prevention, screening and early intervention with volunteer peer advocates working in their communities to prevent the incidence of serious mental illness.