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.
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.
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.