Grantee Stories, Tools, and Resources

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

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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.

Videos 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.  

Videos 2018
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.

Videos 2018
South Carolina Partners with Law Enforcement on Naloxone Program

State prevention leaders joined forces with local police departments to create an effective naloxone training, distribution, and monitoring program.

Grantee Stories 2017
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.

Videos 2017
Lessons from Massachusetts: Changing the Conversation about Addiction

This Prevention Conversations video explores how changing attitudes toward people who use drugs in Massachusetts played a key role in program success.

Videos 2017
Reframing the Opioid Prevention Narrative: Working with the Press

This Prevention Conversations video highlights how one community in Massachusetts partnered with the press to correct misperceptions about the nature of addiction.

Videos 2017
Reframing the Opioid Prevention Narrative: Addressing Misperceptions

This Prevention Conversations video highlights the importance of understanding the nature of addiction as a critical first step in preventing opioid misuse and overdose.

Videos 2017
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
Preventing the Consequences of Opioid Overdose: Understanding 911 Good Samaritan Laws

This resource provides an overview of Good Samaritan Laws and steps prevention practitioners can take to increase awareness of this important overdose prevention strategy.

T/TA Tools 2017
Words Matter: How Language Choice Can Reduce Stigma

This resource examines the role of language in perpetuating substance use disorder stigma, followed by tips for assessing when and how we may be using stigmatizing language, and steps for ensuring that the language we use and messages we deliver are positive, productive, and inclusive.

T/TA Tools 2017
Wisconsin’s Dose of Reality Media Campaign Warns Residents about Prescription Drug Misuse

Wisconsin’s Departments of Health Services and Justice teamed up to design and deliver a statewide media campaign to prevent prescription drug misuse.

Grantee Stories 2017
Lessons from Utah: Using Media Campaigns to Engage Local Partners

This Prevention Conversations video examines the value of statewide media campaigns in raising awareness of pressing substance misuse problems and mobilizing stakeholders.

Videos 2017
Lessons from Wisconsin: Finding a Prevention Champion

This Prevention Conversations video explores the value of having high-profile supports who are willing to champion your prevention efforts.

Videos 2017
Preventing Prescription Opioid Misuse in Utah: Leveraging Partnerships

This Prevention Conversations video describes how one community’s “can-do” approach to preventing underage drinking became a model for community prevention efforts.

Videos 2017
Lessons from Wisconsin: The Value of Broad Stakeholder Involvement

This Prevention Conversations video highlights the importance of involving key stakeholders in the development of media messages and materials.

Videos 2017
Preventing Opioid Overdose: The Value of Naloxone

This Prevention Conversations video underscores the importance of embracing naloxone distribution as a safe and effective strategy for preventing opioid-related overdose.

Videos 2017
Getting Naloxone to Those in Greatest Need: Lessons from Massachusetts

This Prevention Conversations video presents strategies for getting naloxone, a safe and effective rescue medication for people experiencing opioid overdose, into the hands of those in greatest need.

Videos 2017
Lessons from South Carolina: Engaging Law Enforcement in Naloxone Distribution

This Prevention Conversations video describes how careful planning allowed the South Carolina to implement an effective naloxone distribution program.

Videos 2017
Lessons from South Carolina: Tracking Naloxone Distribution

This Prevention Conversations video highlights the importance of having an effective system for monitoring naloxone distribution.

Videos 2017

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