Collaborative, sustainable system for delivery of school-based and family-based substance use prevention. Relies on partnerships among community teams, university researchers, and Extension staff. Extension staff provide training and support. All programs implemented are evidence-based. Examples of programs implemented: Strengthening Families Program 10-14; Life Skills Training.
Long-term sustained Community participation.
Evidence-based according to SAMHSA standards.
Evidence for significant impacts:
- Highly variable and partially dependent on existing community resources, as well as the specific programs selected.
- Requires substantial monetary and human resources and grants are needed to launch.
- Demonstrated to be cost efficient and effective. High return on invest