Innovative Interventions

Life is Precious, Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services for Latina Teens

March 8, 20193 min read

Suicide is the second leading cause of death for teens in New York State and Latina adolescents have alarmingly high rates of seriously considering or attempting suicide, as compared to their peers. Comunilife’s Life is Precious™ (LIP) program provides culturally and linguistically…

Mental Health in Rural Communities Toolkit

February 25, 20191 min read

The Mental Health in Rural Communities Toolkit from Rural Health Information Hub (RHI Hub) compiles evidence-based and promising models and resources to support organizations implementing mental health programs in rural communities across the United States, with a primary focus on…

Trauma Sensitive School Action Pack

January 14, 20191 min read

About half of U.S. children suffer abuse, poverty, parental incarceration and other traumas. These kids face deep physical and mental scars that impair development, learning, and health. The Salud America! “Trauma Sensitive School Action Pack” is a free guide with coaching to…

Strategies for Addressing Substance Abuse in Veteran Populations

October 2, 20181 min read

CADCA has launched an Online Toolkit for addressing substance use and misuse in veteran populations. CADCA selected five coalitions who graduated from the National Coalition Academy to implement substance use prevention projects focused on veterans in their communities. The online toolkit…

Honoring Health – Suicide Prevention Resources for Native Populations

September 6, 20182 min read

Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death for all Americans and the 2nd leading cause of death for individuals between the ages of 10 and 34. Native communities bear the largest burden of suicide among all racial/ethnic groups in…

The EveryOne Project: Advancing Health Equity in Every Community

August 21, 20182 min read

The vision of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) is to transform health care to achieve optimal health for everyone. To achieve this, the AAFP is taking a leadership role in addressing diversity and the social determinants of health…

Balancing ACEs with HOPE

August 17, 20181 min read

The adverse childhood experiences (ACE) study clearly linked early childhood experiences to lifelong behavioral, emotional, and physical outcomes. This Digital Dialogue from the Child Abuse and Neglect Technical Assistance and Strategic Dissemination Center (CANTASD) introduces the concept of HOPE: Healthy…

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