Grantee Stories, Tools, and Resources

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New Jersey Shores Up Its Data on Older Adults and Substance Misuse

New Jersey has refocused its prevention efforts to address substance misuse among older adults.

Grantee Stories 2015
KISS FM Radio Helps Amarillo, Texas Schools Take Prevention to the Airwaves

Amarillo radio station 96.9 KISS FM teamed up with the Amarillo Independent School District, prevention specialists, and community organizations to bring help and hope to youth struggling with issues related to alcohol and other drug use, bullying, depression, and suicide.

Grantee Stories 2016
Practitioners Collaborate Across Disciplines to Inform Heroin Policy

Wisconsin is addressing its growing heroin problem through collaborative prevention efforts by using expertise from diverse sectors.

Grantee Stories 2015
Boot Camp Training Immerses Clinicians in Military Culture

To better serve the behavioral health needs of military service members, veterans, and their families, Kentucky’s Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental & Intellectual Disabilities (DBHDID), Division of Behavioral Health collaborates with the Kentucky National Guard to deliver an innovative, experiential training for prevention practitioners and clinicians.

Grantee Stories 2016
Red Lake Nation Highlights Culture as Prevention

The Red Lake Nation in Minnesota used data to identify risk and protective factors affecting their tribe and draw on tribal traditions that support prevention.

Grantee Stories 2015
Maine Prevention Partners Rally Around Data

For nearly a decade, Maine’s State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup has kept data at the forefront of state and local planning efforts.

Grantee Stories 2016
Washington State Evaluates the Impact of Liquor Privatization on Youth Substance Use

Washington state is evaluating the public health impact of privatized hard liquor sales, especially on youth alcohol use.

Grantee Stories 2015
Innovative Funding Model Facilitates Prevention Collaboration in Massachusetts

<p>To address increasing rates of opioid drug misuse and related poisoning deaths, Massachusetts instituted a unique “cluster funding” model that requires sub-recipient communities to collaborate with a broad range of stakeholders.</p>

Grantee Stories 2016
South Carolina Workgroup Supports Local Efforts to Curb Underage Drinking

South Carolina’s Workgroup on Evidence-Based Practice (WEB) helps prevention advocates find and implement evidence-based practices to reduce underage drinking.

Grantee Stories 2015
Michigan Partners with Primary Care to Reduce Health Disparities

Partnerships with federally-qualified health centers help Michigan’s prevention efforts reach underserved young adult populations.

Grantee Stories 2016
Wisconsin Partners with Local Businesses to Prevent Substance Misuse

Learn how Wisconsin’s state prevention agencies collaborated with local businesses to help prevent substance misuse.

Grantee Stories 2015
Shining a Light on “Hidden” and “Hard-to-Reach” Populations

Learn how collecting epidemiological data helps prevention professionals assess the behavioral health needs of hidden and hard-to-reach populations.

Grantee Stories 2015
Working Under One Umbrella: Aligning the Prevention of Substance Misuse and Suicide in Wyoming

Wyoming’s Prevention Management Organization represents a unique approach to addressing the prevention of substance use and suicide in an integrated way.

Grantee Stories 2016
Wisconsin Taps Key Leadership to Sustain Prevention Efforts

Learn how Wisconsin tapped local prevention leaders to help sustain its prevention efforts and grow the state’s behavioral health workforce.

Grantee Stories 2015
Iowa’s Data Task Group Strengthens Data Collection at the Local Level

Learn how a task group from Iowa's state epidemiological outcomes workgroup (SEOW) strengthened data collection at the local level.

Grantee Stories 2015
Good Business: Bringing Substance Use Prevention to the Workplace

The Marinette Menominee Area Chamber of Commerce joined forces with the Wisconsin Governor's Office, substance use prevention specialists, and business leaders to address the growing problem of heroin and other drug use in the workforce.

Grantee Stories 2016
Wyoming Prevention Efforts Show Results

Learn about Wyoming’s history of substance misuse prevention and how it showed results over time.

Grantee Stories 2015
Mississippi’s SmartTrack Survey Enhances Agency Collaboration

Learn how Mississippi’s SmartTrack survey on youth substance misuse strengthened prevention collaboration among its many stakeholders.

Grantee Stories 2015
Building a Bridge to the Latino Community

Prevention staff from Alabama’s Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services reached out to the state’s Latino AIDS Coalition to better understand and serve Alabama's growing Hispanic/Latino population.

Grantee Stories 2016
CAPT Takes Cohort-based Approach to Service Delivery

Learn about CAPT’s cohort-based approach to the delivery of grantee services.

Grantee Stories 2015

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