Shared Extension Programming

This area of the resource provides summary information about existing programs being used by Extension in several states to address the opioid crisis. These are programs that could potentially be shared and used in other states seeking to play a larger role in addressing the crisis. For more information about these programs, please reach out to the contact person provided.

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...

Chronic Pain Self-Management Program

Brief Description Educational program delivered once a week for six weeks to increase self-efficacy for pain management. Classes are highly participative, where mutual support...

Community-Based Opioid Awareness

Brief Description Educational program includes factsheets, town hall events, presentations, documentary film screenings with discussion, and Mental Health First Aid training. Duration Single...

Generation Rx

Brief Description Educational program started at Ohio State University in the College of Pharmacy. Promotion of safe use of prescription medications and information...

Life Skills Training

Brief Description Education and prevention activities that include comprehensive, skill-based  programming to prevent teen risk behaviors. Teaches communication skills and promotes healthy coping...

Mental Health First Aid

Brief Description Certification course to providing education to equip individuals to recognize and respond to mental health crises. The goal of Mental Health...

PROmoting School-community-university Partnerships to Enhance Resilience (PROSPER)

Brief description Collaborative, sustainable system for delivery of school-based and family-based substance use prevention. Relies on partnerships among community teams, university researchers, and...

Strengthening Families Program 10-14

Brief description Household-based educational program designed to reduce risk factors and increase protective factors to prevent adolescent substance use and other problem behaviors....