Grantee Stories, Tools, and Resources

Find grantee stories, tools, videos, and other resources to support your prevention efforts.

Resource Titlesort descending Description Resource Type Date Added
Do’s and Don’ts of Collaborative Leadership

Access practical tips for leading collaborative teams, organized around five key areas for healthy and engaged groups.

T/TA Tools 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

T/TA Tools 2017
The Intersection of Opioid Abuse, Overdose, and Suicide: Understanding the Connections

This webinar is the first in a two-part series that explores the connections between opioid abuse, overdose, and suicide.

Archived Webinars 2018
Kentucky Partnership Brings PDMP Data to the Forefront of Prevention

A lasting partnership between Kentucky’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) and the Division of Behavioral Health provides access to vital data to prevent opioid misuse.

Grantee Stories 2017
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.

Videos 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.

Videos 2018
Activity: Determining the Training Needs of New Partners

Use this activity to identify and prioritize the knowledge and training needs of your collaboration partners.

T/TA Tools 2018
The Intersection of Opioid Abuse, Overdose, and Suicide: The Role of Chronic Pain

The second in a two-part series, this webinar examines common characteristics among people with chronic pain and discusses strategies for reducing the risk of opioid overdose and suicide in this population.

Archived Webinars 2018
Florida Coalition Forges Strong Partnerships to Reduce Opioid Misuse

A cross-sector collaboration in Florida strengthens Drug Free Sarasota’s multi-component community awareness campaign.

Grantee Stories 2017
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.

Videos 2018
Worksheet: Determining Member Responsibilities

This worksheet can help you successfully match workgroup activities with member interests and skills.

T/TA Tools 2018
Cross-Sector Collaboration Key to Prescriber Alert Success

In North Carolina, the Burke Substance Abuse Network’s approach to creating and implementing a prescriber alert system offers a model for other communities looking to reduce the overprescribing of opioids.

Grantee Stories 2017
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.

Videos 2018
Decision-Making Models: Voting versus Consensus

This chart compares two common decision-making approaches—voting and consensus.

T/TA Tools 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.

Videos 2017
Pennsylvania Creates Statewide Opioid Misuse Prevention Media Campaign

The Commonwealth Prevention Alliance forged a collaboration among prevention, addiction, and media experts to raise public awareness of prescription drug misuse and heroin.

Grantee Stories 2016
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.

Videos 2018
Using Social Media to Facilitate Collaboration

This tool offers an introduction to the role that social media can play in building and growing public health collaborations.

T/TA Tools 2018
Unique Public-Private Partnership Strengthens Prevention in New Hampshire

A 10-year, $12 million philanthropic initiative from the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation extends the prevention reach of New Hampshire’s Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services.

Grantee Stories 2016
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.

Videos 2018