Grantee Stories, Tools, and Resources

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

Resource Title Description Resource Type Date Addedsort ascending
Examples of Community-level Logic Models for Reducing the Non-Medical Use of Opioid Prescription Drugs

This tool presents three examples of logic models to guide practitioners in developing state- and community-level responses to prevent the misuse of prescription opioids.

T/TA Tools 2017
The Messenger Matters: Using Social Media Influencers and Content Champions to Promote Prevention Efforts

Describes the unique role each of these users can play in helping prevention practitioners expand their online audience and increase the visibility of their prevention efforts.

T/TA Tools 2017
Preventing Prescription Drug Misuse: Selected Strategies and Associated Risk Factors

This at-a-glance chart provides a quick look at prevention strategies that have been shown to directly address common risk factors associated with prescription drug misuse.


T/TA Tools 2017
Examples of Community- and State-level Logic Models for Addressing Opioid-related Overdose Deaths

Logic model development is central to strategic planning. This tool presents three examples of logic models to guide practitioners in developing state- and community level responses to the opioid crisis.

T/TA Tools 2017
Prevention SustainAbilities: Planning for Success

Building on the foundation of its introductory companion course, Prevention SustainAbilities: Understanding the Basics, this interactive self-paced course walks practitioners through a step-by-step process for developing a written plan to sustain successful prevention practices.

Online Courses 2017
Trauma & Adverse Childhood Experiences: Implications for Preventing Substance Misuse

Outlines SAMHSA’s comprehensive approach to trauma-informed care, highlighting the mechanisms by which trauma and ACEs influence substance misuse and related behavioral health problems.

Archived Webinars 2017
Collaborating with Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs: Opportunities and Challenges

The third in a three-part webinar series, Leveraging Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMP) Data to Support Prevention Planning, this webinar showcases innovative approaches states are using to reduce prescription drug misuse and opioid overdose.

Archived Webinars 2017
An Introduction to Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs

The first in a three-part series, this webinar provides an introduction to PDMPs for practitioners, including what they are, who can access their data, some of their strengths and limitations, as well as general information on how to access the data and use them to support prescription drug misuse prevention efforts.

Archived Webinars 2017
Using Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs across SAMHSA's Strategic Prevention Framework

The second in a three-part series, this webinar explores opportunities for using PDMP data to prevent prescription opioid misuse and abuse at each step of SAMHSA’s Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF)

Archived Webinars 2017
The Role of Prevention in Addressing Opioid Overdose

Explores key factors associated with opioid overdose and the critical role that prevention practitioners can play in addressing it.

Archived Webinars 2017
Preparing for Naloxone Distribution: Resources for First Responders and Others

Presents resources for preparing first responders to distribute and/or administer naloxone, including community-based programs; prescribers and pharmacists; and law enforcement, firefighters, and emergency medical services

T/TA Tools 2017
Using Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Data to Support Prevention Planning

Offers a brief introduction to prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs), highlighting how practitioners can use PDMP data to prevent prescription drug misuse in their states and communities.

T/TA Tools 2017
The National CLAS Standards in Action

This webinar offered PFS grantee representatives a chance to explore opportunities for integrating the national Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) Standards into their prevention efforts, as well as best practices for evaluating the success of these efforts.

Archived Webinars 2016
Cultural Competency for Understanding and Addressing the Prevention Needs of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ) Populations

This is the second in a series of webinars to build the capacity of South Dakota practitioners to address the substance misuse prevention needs of the state's increasingly diverse population.

Archived Webinars 2016
Cultural Competency for Working with Immigrant Populations

Delivered to state, regional, and local-level prevention practitioners from South Dakota, this is the first in a series of webinars dedicated to increasing workforce capacity to address the needs of the states increasingly diverse population.

Archived Webinars 2016
Empowering Communities to Address Health Disparities: Practical Steps to Take at the Local Level

Describes ways to enhance community capacity and readiness to engage in activities aimed at identifying and addressing behavioral health disparities, focusing on strategies for improving local-level assessment practices and practical approaches for evaluating community-based interventions aimed at reducing these disparities.

Archived Webinars 2016
Washington, D.C.’s Community Conversations Deepen Understanding of Neighborhood Prevention Needs

Learn how behavioral health officials in Washington D.C. are working to identify and understand health issues affecting communities around the District.

Grantee Stories 2016
Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health

The first-ever Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health reviews what we know about substance misuse and how we can use that knowledge to address substance misuse and its related consequences.

T/TA Tools 2016
Examples of Local-level Logic Models for Addressing Behavioral Health Disparities

This resource contains three examples of logic models that prevention practitioners can use to think through their process for addressing behavioral health disparities at the community level.

T/TA Tools 2016
State-Level Logic Model Drives Wisconsin Prevention Efforts

Learn how Wisconsin created a state-level logic model to guide their state’s substance use prevention systems.

Grantee Stories 2016