SAMHSA's Tribal Training and Technical Assistance Center

Wellness Planning and Capacity Building Webinars

These Tribal TTA Center webinars detail tools for planning and building community capacity to prevent suicide and substance use and promote mental health.

These tools include Community Readiness Assessments, Gathering of Native Americans/Gathering of Alaska Natives events, and Tribal Action Plans.

To learn more about involving communities in wellness efforts, see Community Collaboration Webinars. To receive announcements for upcoming webinars, sign up for the Tribal TTA Center’s email list.

Community Readiness Model

The Community Readiness Model is a nine-stage tool that supports communities in understanding their readiness to promote healthy community change and targeting prevention efforts.

Community Readiness and Suicide Prevention

Healing Our Relatives

Gathering of Native Americans/Gathering of Alaska Native

The Gathering of Native Americans/Gathering of Alaska Natives (GONA/GOAN) training is a positive, strengths-based, community-changing prevention curriculum for tribal nations.

Capacity Building



Tribal Action Plan

Tribal Action Plan webinars are available to help tribes create a plan for rebuilding hope and addressing substance use disorders in their communities.

Developing a Tribal Action Plan

Using a Tribal Action Plan

Last Updated: 09/19/2017