Videos

Find short video interviews featuring SAMHSA grantees and other prevention professionals sharing their experiences planning and implementing prevention programs and applying CAPT training and technical assistance.

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Prevention in Ohio: The Importance of Building Relationships

This Prevention Conversations video highlights the importance of building relationships and establishing trust.

2018
Reducing Health Disparities in Ohio: Implementing a “Wrap-Around” Approach

This Prevention Conversations video describes how Ohio is supporting communities who may not yet be prepared to implement the state’s PFS grants.

2018
Preventing Opioid Overdose in Massachusetts: Adopting a “Cluster” Model

This Prevention Conversations video explores how Massachusetts instituted a unique funding model that requires communities to collaborate with a broad range of stakeholders.

2018
Collaborating to Prevent Opioid Misuse and Overdose: Eliminating Silos

This Prevention Conversations video explores some of the reasons why today’s opioid crisis requires prevention practitioners to collaborate with new partners, in new ways.

2018
Preventing Opioid Misuse and Overdose: Strange Bedfellows Working Together

This Prevention Conversations video highlights how people often need to understand how the opioid crisis affects them personally before supporting prevention efforts.

2018
Talking About Overdose with People Who Use Opioids

This Prevention Conversations video discusses how witnessing an overdose can be more traumatic than experiencing one.  

2018
Plan C: Keeping People Alive

This Prevention Conversations video highlights the importance of working with active drug users to develop a concrete and realistic plan for how to prevent opioid overdose.

2018
Preventing Opioid Misuse and Overdose: Using Data to Correct Misperceptions

This Prevention Conversations video highlights the importance of data in making the case for prevention efforts.

2017
Lessons from Massachusetts: Changing the Conversation about Addiction

This Prevention Conversations video explores how changing attitudes toward people who use drugs in Massachusetts played a key role in program success.

2017
Reframing the Opioid Prevention Narrative: Working with the Press

This Prevention Conversations video highlights how one community in Massachusetts partnered with the press to correct misperceptions about the nature of addiction.

2017
Reframing the Opioid Prevention Narrative: Addressing Misperceptions

This Prevention Conversations video highlights the importance of understanding the nature of addiction as a critical first step in preventing opioid misuse and overdose.

2017
Lessons from Utah: Using Media Campaigns to Engage Local Partners

This Prevention Conversations video examines the value of statewide media campaigns in raising awareness of pressing substance misuse problems and mobilizing stakeholders.

2017
Lessons from Wisconsin: Finding a Prevention Champion

This Prevention Conversations video explores the value of having high-profile supports who are willing to champion your prevention efforts.

2017
Preventing Prescription Opioid Misuse in Utah: Leveraging Partnerships

This Prevention Conversations video describes how one community’s “can-do” approach to preventing underage drinking became a model for community prevention efforts.

2017
Lessons from Wisconsin: The Value of Broad Stakeholder Involvement

This Prevention Conversations video highlights the importance of involving key stakeholders in the development of media messages and materials.

2017
Preventing Opioid Overdose: The Value of Naloxone

This Prevention Conversations video underscores the importance of embracing naloxone distribution as a safe and effective strategy for preventing opioid-related overdose.

2017
Getting Naloxone to Those in Greatest Need: Lessons from Massachusetts

This Prevention Conversations video presents strategies for getting naloxone, a safe and effective rescue medication for people experiencing opioid overdose, into the hands of those in greatest need.

2017
Lessons from South Carolina: Engaging Law Enforcement in Naloxone Distribution

This Prevention Conversations video describes how careful planning allowed the South Carolina to implement an effective naloxone distribution program.

2017
Lessons from South Carolina: Tracking Naloxone Distribution

This Prevention Conversations video highlights the importance of having an effective system for monitoring naloxone distribution.

2017
PDMPs as a Public Health Tool: Opportunities and Strategies

This Prevention Conversations video explores some of the ways prevention practitioners can use Prescription Drug Monitoring Program data to inform prevention efforts.

2017

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