25 USC 1665g - Fetal alcohol syndrome and fetal alcohol effect grants

(a) Award; use; review criteria 

(1) The Secretary may make grants to Indian tribes and tribal organizations to establish fetal alcohol syndrome and fetal alcohol effect programs as provided in this section for the purposes of meeting the health status objectives specified in section 1602 (b) of this title.
(2) Grants made pursuant to this section shall be used to
(A) develop and provide community and in-school training, education, and prevention programs relating to FAS and FAE;

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(B) identify and provide alcohol and substance abuse treatment to high-risk women;
(C) identify and provide appropriate educational and vocational support, counseling, advocacy, and information to FAS and FAE affected persons and their families or caretakers;
(D) develop and implement counseling and support programs in schools for FAS and FAE affected children;
(E) develop prevention and intervention models which incorporate traditional healers, cultural values and community involvement;
(F) develop, print, and disseminate education and prevention materials on FAS and FAE; and
(G) develop and implement, through the tribal consultation process, culturally sensitive assessment and diagnostic tools for use in tribal and urban Indian communities.
(3) The Secretary shall establish criteria for the review and approval of applications for grants under this section.
(b) Plan; study; national clearinghouse 
The Secretary, acting through the Service, shall
(1) develop an annual plan for the prevention, intervention, treatment, and aftercare for those affected by FAS and FAE in Indian communities;
(2) conduct a study, directly or by contract with any organization, entity, or institution of higher education with significant knowledge of FAS and FAE and Indian communities, of the special educational, vocational, school-to-work transition, and independent living needs of adolescent and adult Indians and Alaska Natives with FAS or FAE; and

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(3) establish a national clearinghouse for prevention and educational materials and other information on FAS and FAE effect in Indian and Alaska Native communities and ensure access to clearinghouse materials by any Indian tribe or urban Indian organization.
(c) Task force 
The Secretary shall establish a task force to be known as the FAS/FAE Task Force to advise the Secretary in carrying out subsection (b) of this section. Such task force shall be composed of representatives from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the National Institute on Alcohol and Alcoholism, the Office of Substance Abuse Prevention, the National Institute of Mental Health, the Service, the Office of Minority Health of the Department of Health and Human Services, the Administration for Native Americans, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian tribes, tribal organizations, urban Indian communities, and Indian FAS/FAE experts.
(d) Cooperative projects; research projects 
The Secretary, acting through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, shall make grants to Indian tribes, tribal organizations, universities working with Indian tribes on cooperative projects, and urban Indian organizations for applied research projects which propose to elevate the understanding of methods to prevent, intervene, treat, or provide aftercare for Indians and urban Indians affected by FAS or FAE.
(e) Report 

(1) The Secretary shall submit to the President, for inclusion in each report required to be transmitted to the Congress under section 1671 of this title, a report on the status of FAS and FAE in the Indian population. Such report shall include, in addition to the information required under section 1602 (d) of this title with respect to the health status objective specified in section 1602 (b)(27) of this title, the following:
(A) The progress of implementing a uniform assessment and diagnostic methodology in Service and tribally based service delivery systems.
(B) The incidence of FAS and FAE babies born for all births by reservation and urban-based sites.
(C) The prevalence of FAS and FAE affected Indian persons in Indian communities, their primary means of support, and recommendations to improve the support system for these individuals and their families or caretakers.
(D) The level of support received from the entities specified in subsection (c) of this section in the area of FAS and FAE.
(E) The number of inpatient and outpatient substance abuse treatment resources which are specifically designed to meet the unique needs of Indian women, and the volume of care provided to Indian women through these means.
(F) Recommendations regarding the prevention, intervention, and appropriate vocational, educational and other support services for FAS and FAE affected individuals in Indian communities.
(2) The Secretary may contract the production of this report to a national organization specifically addressing FAS and FAE in Indian communities.
(f) Authorization of appropriations 

(1) There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $22,000,000 for fiscal year 1993 and such sums as may be necessary for each of the fiscal years 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, and 2000.
(2) Ten percent of the funds appropriated pursuant to this section shall be used to make grants to urban Indian organizations funded under subchapter IV of this chapter.