Best and Promising Practices/Local Efforts
Best and Promising Practices – Sharing What Works
The IHS database Online Search, Consultation and Reporting (formerly OSCAR) helps American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities obtain the information and health services they need through an inventory of Best (i.e., Evidence-Based) Practices, Promising Practices, Local Effort (BP/PP/LE), resources, and policies occurring among AI/AN communities, schools, work sites, health centers/clinics, and hospitals.
One Sky Center: the AI/AN National Resource Center for Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services – Best Practices
One Sky Center is a National resource center for American Indian and Alaska Native health, education, and research dedicated to quality health care across Indian Country. Current Best Practices initiatives include Evidence Based Practices in Indian Country and a Native-to-Native mentorship program for graduate students and junior and mid-career faculty interested in substance abuse research.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices
SAMHSA's National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP) is a searchable online database of mental health and substance abuse interventions that have met NREPP’s minimum requirements for review and have been independently assessed and rated for Quality of Research and Readiness for Dissemination.
Suicide Prevention Resource Center Best Practices Registry
The Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) Best Practices Registry (BPR) identifies, reviews, and disseminates information about best practices that address specific objectives of the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention. SPRC lists best practices resources for the AI/AN community.