The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) has launched a new searchable database of research articles, media stories, factsheets, and other materials related to e-cigarettes and vaping. Users can sort the database by topic and resource type.
The STEPP webpage has been created to serve as a repository of resources that can be used by counties as they prepare to develop their strategic prevention plans.
January 31, 2020, Berkley California. This conference hosted by the Stanford Cannabis Awareness and Prevention Toolkit will provide workshops and keynote presentations by experts in cannabis prevention in California.
DHCS has developed new tools to help counties and providers with conducting high quality data entry with the Primary Prevention SUD Data Service (PPSDS) data entry.
The CPI Team is excited to share three new tools to help you outreach and engage with parents around youth cannabis use. We’ve created ready-to-use English and Spanish versions of the “Cannabis Brochure – Parent Update” with updated state-level data. You also now have access to a fillable PDF version of the brochure into which you can easily add your county-level data and resources.
Dates and locations have been identified for the upcoming 2019 CPI Regional Training events focusing on the topic of youth cannabis prevention. View training event details, dates, and locations.
This Prevention Tactic describes the impact of trauma on individuals and communities; defines the key components of a trauma-informed approach, and how they differ from current prevention efforts; and provides examples from cities that are using a trauma-informed approach to whole community wellness.
As part of its new approach to training and technical assistance, SAMHSA has launched two new nationwide supports: the Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PTTC) Network and the Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC) Network. The new networks are based on the Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Network model, which has been operating for 25 years. The PTTC, ATTC, and MHTTC Networks provide regional and population-specific TTA and resources to advance the implementation of evidence-based practices.
County-level California Healthy Kids Survey (CHKS) reports are now available through 2017. CHKS Reports include data on school climate and student wellbeing, including youth tobacco, alcohol, and other drug use. They can be useful for local and countywide prevention planning.
The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) released the National Drug Control Strategy, which establishes the Trump Administration’s priorities for addressing the challenge of drug trafficking and use. The overarching goal of the Strategy is a comprehensive approach that includes preventing initiates to drug use, promoting treatment services leading to long-term recovery, and aggressively reducing the availability of illicit drugs in America’s communities.