1. Rural Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse Toolkit

    This toolkit provides evidence-based examples, promising models, program best practices, and resources that can be used by an organization to implement substance abuse prevention and treatment programs. There are seven modules in this toolkit. Each module contains resources and information that an organization can use to develop, implement, evaluate, and sustain rural...
  2. Enhancing Police Responses to Children Exposed to Violence: A Toolkit for Law Enforcement

    The “Enhancing Police Responses to Children Exposed to Violence” toolkit is designed to equip law enforcement professionals with trauma-informed, developmentally-appropriate tools to identify and minimize threats to child safety, foster closer engagement between law enforcement and youth, and maximize both officer safety and positive outcomes for children and families. The...
  3. Increasing Cultural Competence to Reduce Behavioral Health Disparities

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT) has released Tools from the CAPT: Increasing Cultural Competence to Reduce Behavioral Health Disparities. This collection of hands-on tools and worksheets will help suicide prevention practitioners better understand and address the relationship between...
  4. Sustaining Grassroots Community-Based Programs: A Toolkit for Community- and Faith-Based Service Providers

    This toolkit is designed to help grassroots community-and faith-based organizations develop sustainable organizations and program services. The toolkit provides helpful information to guide sustainability planning efforts, samples of tools, and actual fill-in the-blank “planning templates” and worksheets. The toolkit is organized in six, stand-alone, how-to components: Introduction Organizational Assessment and Readiness Effective Marketing Strategies Financial Management...
  5. Coming Out As You: The Guide

    The Trevor Project has released a resource to help young people think through the decision to come out, be a straight ally to a friend, or, as the guide is titled, just plain “Coming Out As You.” Read the opening description here and then visit the Trevor Project website to...
  6. Tool Evaluates Understandability of Health-Education Materials: The Patient Education Materials Assessment Tool & User’s Guide

    Patient Education Materials Assessment Tool (PEMAT) and User’s Guide provides a systematic method to evaluate and compare the understandability and actionability of consumer-education materials such as brochures, medical instructions, and audiovisual aids. The tool, which was prepared under contract for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, covers topics such...