This tactic will help prevention professionals employ the language of social determinants of health (SDH) as a means of grounding substance use disorder prevention work in the broader cross-systems prevention dialogue. This tactic defines SDH and explains how this terminology > read more
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PREVENTION WORKS! The recent National Cross-Site Evaluation of High-Risk Youth Programs reveals the ‘how’ and ‘why’ of preventionVol. 4, Iss. 3
The findings of the National Cross-Site Evaluation have important implications in prevention design and implementation. This Tactic highlights the study’s key findings to illustrate how and why prevention works, and what practitioners and policymakers can do to make prevention work > read more
Given today’s economic conditions, it is critical to measure the worth of programs, services, and policies that stand to reduce the costly effects of substance abuse. The purpose of this document is to provide an overview of the cost-effective and > read more
Many social science fields embrace taking the long view when addressing problems, seeing prevention as the cornerstone of effective problem solving. This publication focuses on the cost/ benefits of substance abuse prevention and how to support these essential efforts in > read more
This Prevention Tactic provides background about the integration of prevention screening as part of a continuum of services. It examines common definitions of AOD screening, discusses prevention screening and referral strategies, and suggests implementation and management strategies.