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
Arizona's Community Data Portal 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
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
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
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 Division of Behavioral Health collaborates with the Kentucky National Guard to deliver an innovative, experiential training for prevention practitioners and clinicians.

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
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
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
Innovative Funding Model Facilitates Prevention Collaboration in Massachusetts

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.

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
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
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
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 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
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

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