Methamphetamine and Suicide Prevention Initiative - KRC

The current state of suicide and methamphetamine in Indian Country

The current state of suicide and methamphetamine in Indian Country has been a long-standing problem that is only partially reflected in the following statistics. More...

The problems of meth and suicide in Indian Country have been well documented. Indian Country is at a critical crossroads, in that, it is time to devote our attention to understanding what works to prevent addictions and health conditions that lead to the devastating aftermath of methamphetamine abuse and suicide. More...

Rationale behind the Meth and Suicide Prevention Project

Suicide and Methamphetamine abuse continue to plague Indian Country at substantially alarming rates. Not only does the act of suicide or addiction to methamphetamine affect the individual who is suffering, but it affects entire families, communities, and societies. More...

Historical Background

In 2007, in an attempt to address the major public health crises, Congress passed an Amended H.R. 2764 which appropriated $14,000,000 in funding to tribal and urban communities for methamphetamine and suicide prevention. More...