CAPE – Community Assessment and Education to Promote Behavioral Health Planning and Evaluation

Brief Description

Community behavioral health outreach focused on planning community-scale initiatives. Community needs assessment; development of community action plans; and Mental Health First Aid training.


Long-term, sustained community participation

Research Support

  • Integrates best practices in community development, but not considered evidence-based according to SAMHSA standards.
  • Mental Health First Aid is an evidence-based program. See corresponding section for details.


  • Video lectures, Webinars and corresponding materials provided free of charge.
  • See Mental Health First Aid section for associated costs.

Contact Info

John Leatherman, PhD