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Introduced in Senate (09/09/1986)

Drug Abuse and Alcohol Abuse Prevention, Treatment, and Rehabilitation Model Projects for High Risk Youth Act of 1986 - Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to make grants to public and nonprofit private entities for projects to demonstrate effective models of preventing drug abuse and alcohol abuse among high risk youths. Requires the Secretary to give priority to applications for projects directed at: (1) latchkey children; (2) children at risk of abuse or neglect; (3) preschool children eligible for services under the Head Start Act; (4) children at risk of dropping out of school; (5) children at risk of becoming adolescent parents; and (6) children who do not attend school and who are at risk of being unemployed. Authorizes appropriations for FY 1987 through 1991.

Directs the Secretary to make grants to public and nonprofit private entities for projects to demonstrate effective models of treatment and rehabilitation of high risk youths who are drug abusers or alcohol abusers. Requires the Secretary to give priority to projects which address the relationship between drug abuse or alcohol abuse and: (1) physical, sexual, and/or emotional child abuse; (2) dropping out of school; (3) unemployment; (4) delinquency; (5) pregnancy; (6) violence; (7) suicide; or (8) mental health problems. Authorizes appropriations for FY 1987 through 1991.

Requires public and nonprofit private entities to submit their grant applications to the Governor of the State in which the project will be conducted. Requires the Governor to review each application and submit recommendations to the Secretary, together with a priority ranking of those recommended for approval. Requires the Secretary to give priority to applications from community-based organizations for projects: (1) to develop innovative, multi-disciplinary models for the prevention or for the treatment and rehabilitation of drug abuse by high risk youths; and (2) to demonstrate effective models which may be replicated.

Requires the Secretary, in making such grants, to consider the specific needs of urban and rural areas.

Requires the Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse to evaluate projects conducted with grants under this Act.