Substance Abuse Now Accounts For Nearly One Of Three Minnesota Children Being Removed From Their Homes

The flood of children entering the state’s care because of the opioid crisis is further straining a system already taxed. Meanwhile, a clinic...

Office of National Drug Control Policy

https://www.whitehouse.gov/ondcp/

Federal Resources for Rural Communities to Help Address Substance Use Disorder and Opioid Misuse

Rural Opioids Report October 11 2018

What Happens When You Treat The Addiction Crisis Like A Natural Disaster : Shots – Health News : NPR

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/10/28/658476111/a-rural-community-decided-to-treat-its-opioid-problem-like-a-natural-disaster

USDA Launches Interactive Data Tool to Help Rural Communities Address the Opioid Crisis

New Community Assessment Tool Empowers Rural Leaders to Make Data-Driven Decisions to Build Resilient Communities WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2018 – Assistant to the...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...