We are excited to share that the California Institute for Behavioral Health Solutions (CIBHS) and Advocates for Human Potential, Inc. (AHP) just released a second Request for Applications (RFA) for funding projects under the California Youth Opioid Response Project (YOR California). Applications are due by January 15, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. PST. Click here to access the RFA. […]
We are excited to share that the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has released its RFP for the Youth Cannabis Prevention Media and Social Marketing Campaign. Applications are due by December 29, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. PST. CDPH’s goal is to provide age-specific, developmentally appropriate, and scientifically accurate education and resources to youth and […]
A 2-Part Series happening December 10, 2020 & December 17, 2020 • 3:00-6:00pm PT Brief Intervention (BI) is a short-term counseling intervention that consists of two-four sessions aimed at adolescents who use alcohol and/or other drugs. This approach uses motivational interviewing, cognitive behavior therapy and the stages of change model to meet the needs of […]
Part 2 of the 2-Part Series happening January 14, 2021 Join the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) for an upcoming two-part presentation on the role that coalitions can play in addressing the opioid crisis. The first session takes a deep look at the Opioid Continuum of Care (e.g., prevention, intervention, treatment, and aftercare) and […]
Part 3 of our 3-Part Series happening December 7, 2020 Substance Use Disorder prevention providers serve individuals, families, and communities experiencing uncertainty, increased stress, and trauma. Under the current social distancing environment, individuals and families suffer from an increase of isolation, stress, and anxiety, as many families are unable to meet their basic needs due […]
Join SAMHSA’s Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC) Network for Grief Sensitivity Institute Part 2: Applying concepts to practice (Part 1 recordings available soon). The series is geared towards providing front-line workers with tools and strategies for addressing grief and loss during COVID-19 and beyond. This free virtual event has three learning tracks: Evidence-based and Culturally Defined Practice, Grief Sensitivity in the Workplace, and School Mental Health. (Note: you do not need to have participated in Part 1 to join Part 2.)
The Center at Sierra Health Foundation is seeking applications from community-based and Tribal organizations for the Elevate Youth California — Youth Substance Use Disorder Prevention Program. The Center will provide grants of up to $1 million to organization that strive for health equity and that will work on specific culturally and linguistically appropriate prevention, outreach, and education projects focused on youth ages 12 to 26. Applications due October 1.
Social media is a valuable tool for connecting with communities, but pivoting from in-person to virtual prevention can be challenging. CPI’s new Social Media Tip Sheet outlines key steps and considerations for planning, implementing, and evaluating effective social media campaigns.
The Center for Applied Research Solutions (CARS) is inviting submissions for a Coping During COVID multimedia library. Share your creativity with a selfie video message, picture of your art, video of a project you’re working on, or another form of expression that is meaningful to you. CARS will display selected stories publicly on their website and across social media in collaboration with their network of partners in mental health and the arts. CARS especially welcomes voices from diverse communities.
In a new, 3-page policy brief, Carnavale Associates makes recommendations for how prevention professionals can continue or modify their work during the pandemic. It describes short- and long-term needs for prevention, and includes a focus on the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) during the pandemic.