November’s Bulletin covers Opioid Prevention Education, American Indian Heritage Month, and Veteran’s Day.
New case study is available – This Case Study underlines recent reports on substance use among the TAY population, best practices, and considerations to support the TAY population.
Announcing a new learning series! Next training: “Advancing Equity and Centering Communities” is on
Wednesday, November 1, 2023 | 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
We invite you to save the date for next year’s Regionals! In the Spring of 2024, Advance Behavioral Health Prevention in California will be hosting six, one-day regional events across California, highlighting the theme of centering community voices.
September is National Suicide Prevention Month, National Hispanic Heritage Month, and Deaf Awareness Month.
During the fall and winter of 2020, the Community Prevention Initiative (CPI) hosted three virtual, one-day Regional Trainings. These trainings examined complex topics related to “Trauma-Informed Care: Research to Practice” and provided participants with 1) an analysis of different types of trauma individuals and communities experience, 2) strategies to implement a trauma-informed care approach, and […]
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.