Training and Technical Assistance Tools

Find training and technical assistance tools to support your prevention efforts and help you use the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF).

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Resource Title Description Date Addedsort ascending
Now What? The Role of Prevention Following a Nonfatal Opioid Overdose

This resource describes three promising post-overdose interventions.

2018
Preventing the Consequences of Opioid Overdose: Understanding Naloxone Access Laws

This document describes the aims of naloxone access laws and the various forms they can take.

2018
Illicit Synthetic Opioids: Understanding Potential Risks for First Responders

This resource provides an overview of guidelines to protect first responders from being harmed by illicit synthetic opioids

2017
Preventing the Consequences of Opioid Overdose: Understanding 911 Good Samaritan Laws

This resource provides an overview of Good Samaritan Laws and steps prevention practitioners can take to increase awareness of this important overdose prevention strategy.

2017
Words Matter: How Language Choice Can Reduce Stigma

This resource examines the role of language in perpetuating substance use disorder stigma, followed by tips for assessing when and how we may be using stigmatizing language, and steps for ensuring that the language we use and messages we deliver are positive, productive, and inclusive.

2017
Preventing Youth Marijuana Use: National Survey Measures

This CAPT decision-support tool provides information on how national surveys measure youth marijuana use, as well as factors and consequences associated with such use.

2017
Preventing Youth Marijuana Use: Data Resources

This CAPT decision-support tool offers a comprehensive listing of available data resources and surveys developed by and for a range of federal agencies and that collect data on marijuana use and its consequences.

2017
Preventing Youth Marijuana Use: Programs and Strategies

This CAPT decision-support tool presents detailed descriptions of substance misuse prevention strategies and associated interventions that have been evaluated to determine their effects on youth marijuana use.

2017
Preventing Youth Marijuana Use: Factors Associated with Use

This CAPT decision-support tool offers a summary of research findings on risk and protective factors associated with youth marijuana use.

2017
CAPT Resources to Prevent the Non-Medical Use of Prescription Drugs, Opioid Misuse, and Opioid Overdose

This tool provides a compilation of resources to support the prevention of opioid misuse, including the non-medical use of prescription drugs (NMUPD) and heroin use.

 

 

2017
Opioid Use in the Older Adult Population

Provides a sampling of information resources that address opioids and older adults.

2017
Preventing Opioid Misuse and Overdose: Data Sources and Tools to Inform Assessment and Planning Efforts

Presents a list of 16 key data sources for prescription opioids and heroin to inform assessment and planning efforts.

2017
Public Health Surveillance Systems

This tool provides an annotated list of some important surveillance systems that track substance-use related data.

2017
Media Campaigns to Prevent Prescription Drug Misuse, Youth Marijuana Misuse, and Underage Drinking: Evidence of Effectiveness

Summarizes evaluation findings from a selection of media campaigns (current and past) shown to be effective in preventing critical substance use-related problems.

2017
Media Campaigns to Prevent Prescription Drug and Opioid Misuse

Provides links and contact information for a selection of campaigns aimed to prevent prescription drug and opioid misuse, developed by states across the United States.

2017
Examples of Community-level Logic Models for Reducing the Non-Medical Use of Opioid Prescription Drugs

This tool presents three examples of logic models to guide practitioners in developing state- and community-level responses to prevent the misuse of prescription opioids.

2017
The Messenger Matters: Using Social Media Influencers and Content Champions to Promote Prevention Efforts

Describes the unique role each of these users can play in helping prevention practitioners expand their online audience and increase the visibility of their prevention efforts.

2017
Preventing Prescription Drug Misuse: Selected Strategies and Associated Risk Factors

This at-a-glance chart provides a quick look at prevention strategies that have been shown to directly address common risk factors associated with prescription drug misuse.

 

2017
Examples of Community- and State-level Logic Models for Addressing Opioid-related Overdose Deaths

Logic model development is central to strategic planning. This tool presents three examples of logic models to guide practitioners in developing state- and community level responses to the opioid crisis.

2017
Preparing for Naloxone Distribution: Resources for First Responders and Others

Presents resources for preparing first responders to distribute and/or administer naloxone, including community-based programs; prescribers and pharmacists; and law enforcement, firefighters, and emergency medical services

2017

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