This tool presents some considerations for evaluating your collaboration, common functions to evaluate, and examples of instruments that measure these functions.
Prevention Solutions@EDC’s Shai Fuxman and Julie Riordan have been examining what schools are doing to support children affected by the opioid crisis. In this podcast, they discuss how traumatic experiences can affect students and also highlight some programs that are making a difference.
When the Impact Norwood Prevention Coalition began considering what it wanted to accomplish for the remainder of its 5-year Drug-Free Communities grant, they brought in PS@EDC TA Specialist Jess Goldberg to assist in creating a strategic planning process that was participatory and collaborative.
Gary Langis discusses strategies that can play a significant role in keeping individuals alive in the days and weeks following an overdose.
This collection of tools includes tip sheets and hands-on worksheets to help prevention practitioners better understand the important relationship between cultural competence and reducing disparities.
Through its Innovation Learning Lab, PS@EDC works closely with states to support local prevention programs to develop and evaluate innovative overdose prevention interventions.
Many states are requiring the counties they fund to incorporate logic models into their local substance use prevention plans. In January, PS@EDC spent two days training 80 substance misuse prevention practitioners from across Kentucky on how to do so.
This resource presents four features of risk and protective factors related to substance misuse: they exist in multiple contexts, are correlated and cumulative, are influential over time, and affect people in different ways.
Stakeholders can work together in many different ways, for many different reasons. This chart presents four levels of collaboration, ranging from simple to complex.
This resource provides an annotated list of data sources that provide information on substance misuse and related behavioral health problems.