Grantee Stories, Tools, and Resources

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

Resource Title Description Resource Typesort descending Date Added
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
Alaska's SPF SIG Addresses the Behavioral Health Consequences of Underage and Binge Drinking

Learn how Alaska used its SPF SIG grant, and CAPT technical assistance, to address the consequences of underage drinking and binge drinking in the state.

Grantee Stories 2015
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
Cross-sector Collaboration Helps Michigan Prevent Prescription Drug Overdose

Learn how Michigan is addressing prescription drug overdose by fostering cross-sector collaboration among various state agencies.

Grantee Stories 2015
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
Emergency Department Data Help Louisiana Prioritize Prevention Efforts

Learn how Louisiana prioritizes its substance misuse prevention efforts by analyzing emergency department data.

Grantee Stories 2015
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
Getting Young Adult Survey Data: A Tale of Two States

Learn about the strategies that Nebraska and Ohio use to gather data about young adults, a population that has proven difficult to accurately assess.

Grantee Stories 2015
Oklahoma Tribes Collaborate to Understand Local Prevention Needs

With leadership from a local health board, four Oklahoma tribes work collaboratively to understand the substance use and misuse prevention needs of their communities.

Grantee Stories 2016
Indiana Surveys Open Doors to Conversations about LGBTQ Prevention Needs

Learn how Indiana is opening doors to conversations about the prevention needs of the state’s LGBTQ population to make up for the lack of LGBTQ survey data.

Grantee Stories 2015
Local Connections Strengthen Prevention Programming for New Jersey Military Families

Strong connections with partners across the state help the New Jersey Prevention Network develop and deliver culturally appropriate programming to military personnel and their families.

Grantee Stories 2016
Kentucky Meets the Gold Standard for Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs

Learn how Kentucky’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) became the gold standard among PDMPs after launching the program in 1999.

Grantee Stories 2015
Established Partnerships Help Scott County Address Emerging Problems

In rural Indiana, a long history of successful collaboration prepares the Scott County Partnership for addressing rising rates of prescription drug misuse.

Grantee Stories 2016
Arizona's Community Data Project Makes Data Accessible

Learn how a database of state and local substance misuse-related data for the state of Arizona was used to guide policy and prevention decisions.

Grantee Stories 2015
Collaboration Key to Opichi Wadiswan Success

On the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe reservation in northern Minnesota, Opichi Wadiswan, a once-struggling youth program, finds its footing when a new director embraces a collaborative approach to implementation.

Grantee Stories 2016
Massachusetts Prevention Efforts Target Opioid Overdoses

A review of Massachusetts’ grant-funded efforts to reduce opioid-related overdoses between 2006 and 2011.

Grantee Stories 2015
Omaha Colleges Work Together to Prevent High-Risk Drinking

The Omaha Collegiate Consortium, comprising eight colleges and universities, worked together at a time when many universities are reluctant to share the extent of their student drinking problems.

Grantee Stories 2016
Michigan Weaves Cultural Competency into its Substance Misuse Services

A new cultural competence toolkit helps substance misuse service providers in Michigan improve the effectiveness of their prevention efforts.

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
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

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