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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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
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
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
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
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 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
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
Prevention in Ohio: The Importance of Building Relationships

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

2018
Seeing the Whole Elephant: The Critical Role of Collaboration in Addressing the Opioid Crisis

This Prevention Conversations video describes how agencies from across the state of Illinois have come together to address the opioid crisis in a coordinated and comprehensive way.

2018
Addiction as a Disease—Not a Moral Failure

This Prevention Conversations video explores the nature of addiction and society’s attitudes toward people with substance use disorders.

2018
Addressing the Opioid Crisis: Prioritizing What Works

This Prevention Conversations video examines some of the ways prejudice toward people with substance use disorders can shape our approach to prevention.

2018
Examining Our Biases About People Who Misuse Opioids

This Prevention Conversations video underscores the importance of examining our misconceptions about people with substance use disorders.

2018
Prescription Drugs: What’s the Harm?

This Prevention Conversations video explores the assumption that because a substance is medically prescribed, it is safe for use.

2017
Preventing Opioid Overdose: Increasing the Availability of Naloxone

This Prevention Conversations video describes the important role the Chicago Recovery Alliance has played in facilitating the widespread distribution of the opioid reversal medication naloxone.

2018
Addressing the Opioid Crisis: How Naloxone is Changing the Way We Think About Prevention

This Prevention Conversations video explores naloxone as both a tool for reversing opioid overdose and as a concept for understanding the importance of connection and caring in addressing the opioid crisis.

2018
Prevention in the Wake of Disaster

Leslie Brougham Freeman, a Louisiana prevention official, describes the impact of recent natural disasters on the state's prevention activities and practitioner roles.

2012
Harm Reduction and Opioid Misuse: Embracing Positive Change

This Prevention Conversations video explores the role of harm reduction in helping people with substance use disorders stay healthy.

2018
Supply, Demand, and the Role of Prescribers in Preventing Prescription Drug Misuse

This Prevention Conversations video highlights the importance of engaging prescribers in efforts to prevent prescription drug misuse

2017
Harm Reduction and Opioid Misuse: Looking Beyond Naloxone

This Prevention Conversations video presents innovative approaches to preventing opioid overdose.

2018
Partnering with Prescribers to Prevent Prescription Opioid Misuse

This Prevention Conversations video explores the unique role prescribers play in modulating both the amount and dosage of prescription drugs being prescribed, as well as the demand for these prescriptions.

2017

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