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Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo

Representing the People of Guam

Bordallo Announces $1 Million Federal Grant to PEACE Partnerships for Success

September 18, 2018
Press Release
Provides Funding for Suicide Prevention and Substance Abuse Programs

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo (D-Guam) announced the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMMSA) Center for Substance Abuse Prevention awarded a $1 million grant to the PEACE Partnerships for Success program.

The PEACE Partnerships for Success program is coordinated through the Guam Behavioral Health and Wellness Center and provides training and educational resources on suicide prevention and substance abuse issues. This federal grant will allow PEACE Partnerships for Success to continue to provide community outreach to prevent and reduce incidences of suicide and substance abuse on Guam.

“PEACE Partnership for Success has provided important resources and education in our community to prevent suicide and reduce substance abuse on Guam. I know firsthand the tragedies of suicide on families and loved ones, and it is important that our people, especially our youth, understand this is never a solution. I look forward to this this federal grant allowing PEACE Partnerships for Success to continue to provide preventative services in our community,” said Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo (D-Guam).

“If you or anyone you know is thinking of committing suicide, get help my calling the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255),” continued Congresswoman Bordallo.