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SAMHSA News - January/February 2007, Volume 15, Number 1

The Strategic Prevention Framework

SAMHSA's Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) is a community-based approach to prevention. The SPF uses a step-by-step process to help communities identify, manage, and evaluate their substance abuse prevention and mental health needs. Communities follow these five steps:

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See Part 1: Prevention Planning Tool Available

See Part 2: Prevention Planning Tool Available

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Inside This Issue
Older Adults . . .
Treatment: What Works Best?
Part 1
Part 2
A Peer Perspective
Technical Assistance Center

Terry L. Cline Welcomed as SAMHSA Administrator

Seclusion and Restraint: Final Rule on Patients Rights

Buprenorphine: Patient Limits Increase

Communities That Care
Prevention Planning Tool Available
Part 1
Part 2
Strategic Prevention Framework
Regional Centers Support Communities That Care

Funding Opportunities

2007 Recovery Month Web Site Launched

Addiction Counseling Competencies Updated

Quick Guides on Detoxification Available

Mental Health Resources Help Build Bridges

N-SSATS: Who Is in Treatment for Both Alcohol and Drugs?

Substance Use in Metropolitan Areas

New Science to Service Awards

Superheroes Carry Prevention Message


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SAMHSA News - January/February 2007, Volume 15, Number 1