1. Empowering Communities to Address Health Disparities: Practical Steps to Take at the Local Level

    This webinar presents ways to enhance community capacity and readiness to engage in activities aimed at identifying and addressing behavioral health disparities. It also offers strategies for improving local-level assessment practices and practical approaches for evaluating community-based interventions aimed at reducing these disparities. Population of focus: Communities Link to resource:...
  2. Rural HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment Toolkit

    Many social, environmental, and economic factors converge to cause barriers and challenges that complicate HIV prevention and treatment for individuals living in rural areas. Some overarching factors include poverty in many rural areas, limited resources, and structural barriers that pose challenges to accessing services. To help overcome these challenges, new...
  3. Gathering of Native Americans (GONA): Substance Abuse Prevention Curriculum

    The Gathering of Native Americans (GONA) curriculum was first developed through a special initiative of the United States Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, in consultation with a team of Native American trainers and curriculum developers from across the United States. The GONA curriculum is intended to provide culturally specific substance...
  4. Developing Culturally Responsive Approaches to Serving Diverse Populations: A Resource Guide for Community-Based Organizations

    As communities become more culturally and linguistically diverse, community-based service organizations (CBOs) are called to do more to reduce disparities in access and use of important social services. An important strategy is developing cultural competency—behaviors, attitudes, and policies that enable CBOs to work effectively in cross-cultural situations. This resource guide...
  5. Bullying Prevention in Indian Country

    The Bullying Prevention in Indian Country fact sheet from SAMHSA highlights effective school-based anti-bullying prevention strategies and provides information and resources related to the specific bullying prevention needs for American Indian and Alaska Native Communities. Population of focus: American Indian and Alaska Native children and youth Link to resource: http://store.samhsa.gov/product/SMA16-4996 Date:...