DHCS is accepting proposals to present at this year’s Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Integrated Care Conference on August 15-17, 2023, at the Hyatt Regency Long Beach. This year’s conference aims to advance the goals of California Advancing and Innovating Medi-Cal, address the opioid epidemic with effective programs serving persons with or at risk of developing […]
2023 Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Integrated Care Conference – Call for Presenter Proposals
2023 CPI Regional Training
The Community Prevention Initiative (CPI) team hosted the 2023 Regionals Training during spring of 2023. This year’s theme focused on whole community care and wellness in unity within the substance use disorder prevention (SUD Pv) field. Interested? Learn more here >
Meet Our New Project Director, Lizzie Cayden
After many years under Erika Green’s steady leadership, the Community Prevention Initiative has a new Project Director. We are very pleased to introduce Lizzie Cayden! Coming to us from the Pacific Northwest, Lizzie has supported prevention efforts in a range of diverse communities. She is dedicated to advancing equity within (and beyond!) the prevention field. […]
National Prevention Week Resources
Each May, SAMHSA observes National Prevention Week (NPW) to raise awareness about substance use prevention and positive mental health. This year, for National Prevention Week, CPI shared out resources to promote mental health, lift up youth-led prevention efforts, and celebrate the labor of talented workers in the prevention field. Access the resources here.