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 > read more
In response to popular demand from the field, CPI developed a new brochure that counties can customize and distribute as part of their cannabis use prevention activities. County Version 1 (original): includes placeholders for adding county-level data and resources County > read more
The focus of this Tactic is to examine the challenges that military members and their families experience that may result in an increased risk for substance abuse. The Tactic will also highlight best practices, prevention programs, and resources that specialize > read more
Parents Beware: Your Child’s Greatest Danger Might Be in Your Medicine Cabinet – Prescription Drug Abuse Pamphlet, fact sheet, marketing tool kit
The Community Prevention Initiative (CPI) is now offering a customizable publication (two versions available) that empowers parents and communities to prevent teen prescription drug abuse. Outreaching to parents about the dangers of prescription drug use and the influential role they > read more
Restaurants that “Morph” into Bars and Nightclubs in California Communities: What’s the Problem and What Can Be Done About It?
This Policy Brief provides historical background describing how morphing restaurants have emerged over several decades to become a growing problem; reviews what the California ABC can and cannot do to help local jurisdictions address problems with morphing; and describes steps > read more
The purpose of this publication is to assist prevention professionals in developing policy strategies to address the problems associated with high-risk and underage drinking in their communities. This paper provides an overview of policy strategies, current research on their effectiveness, > read more
Elderly individuals are particularly vulnerable to prescription drug misuse. Prescription drug abuse is present in 12% to 15% of elderly individuals who seek medical attention. In addition to the toll on individuals and families, abuse places a heavy financial toll > read more
This Prevention Tactic focuses on the intentional abuse of prescription drugs among teens. First, the prescription medications commonly abused are identified. Secondly, the prevalence and accessibility of prescription drugs among teens is explored. Finally, effective strategies for preventing and addressing > read more
Public Convenience or Necessity? Regulating Retail Alcohol Outlets in California: Challenges and Opportunities
This guide is written for those who work in local government and for those community members seeking to engage in licensing and land use regulation of retail alcohol outlets in California.
This Tactic explores the issue of underage binge drinking—what it is, its significance, and the numerous harms afflicting youth and communities as a result of it. As a prevention specialist, it will provide you with ways to raise awareness of > read more