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Syndemics and the Syndemic Framework to Substance Misuse Prevention

A “syndemic” refers to two or more co-occurring epidemics that have shared causes and compounding negative effects. Addressing syndemics can help advance health equity and reduce the scope and impact of negative health conditions. This product explains what syndemics are, provides examples of syndemics that involve substance use, introduces the syndemic framework to prevention, and provides tips […]

The 2024 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention (National Strategy) and Federal Action Plan

The Biden-Harris Administration, through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the 2024 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention (National Strategy) and accompanying Federal Action Plan. SAMHSA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in partnership with the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance), led the development of these […]

Substance Use Prevention Services for Older Adults

More than 13.6 million adults over the age of 50 met the criteria for a substance use disorder in 2022. Yet substance use among this population remains underrecognized and has historically not been a priority population for many prevention professionals. This product explains the scope and causes of substance use among older adults, including the […]

Alcohol Awareness Month

As April unfolds, we find ourselves at the crossroads of education and action, as we bring our attention to a critical matter that demands our collective efforts – underage alcohol use. The prevalence of underage alcohol use demands our attention and calls for a community-wide response. This isn’t just a challenge; it’s an opportunity for […]

Embracing Cultural Humility in Substance Use Prevention

Cultural humility is a lifelong process of learning, self-evaluation, and seeking to better serve others. Following the principles of cultural humility can help prevention professionals better overcome biases and implement culturally responsive services that improve health and wellness. This product explains the importance of cultural humility and illustrates the steps to pursuing cultural humility. It […]

Black History Month – Substance Use Prevention

As we celebrate Black History month, we encourage you to read how the Central East Prevention Technology Transfer Center affirms their commitment in addressing substance use disorders coupled with a significant partnership that focuses on improving Black maternal health. Read more  

Best Practices ~ Reentry

Best Practices for Successful Reentry From Criminal Justice Settings for People Living With Mental Health Conditions and/or Substance Use Disorders This guide examines the types of interventions that support successful reentry for adults with mental health conditions and/or substance use disorders who are leaving jail/prison.

National Recovery Month

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SAMHSA’s Prevention Day

SAMHSA’s 19th Prevention Day, Monday, January 30, 2023