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1 Athena
Link: http://www.theathenaforum.org/
Description: The Athena website is created for Washington State prevention professionals to develop, update, and sustain their substance abuse prevention work. You can find general information about substance abuse prevention or you can get specific documents and tools like sample agendas and surveys. You can also access prevention discussions and online training opportunities.
Subjects: Counselors | Prevention
Categories: Training and Education | Washington State
2 Center for Mental Health Services Research
Link: http://cmhsr.wustl.edu
Description: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis. Projects include studies on a addiction, prevention, trauma, gambling, disparities, and evidence-based treatments.
Subjects: Gambling | HIV/AIDS | Women | Prevention
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
3 The Community Guide : What Works to Promote Health
Link: http://www.thecommunityguide.org/index.html
Description: The Guide to Community Preventive Services is a free resource to help you choose programs and policies to improve health and prevent disease in your community. Systematic reviews are used to answer these questions: * Which program and policy interventions have been proven effective? * Are there effective interventions that are right for my community? * What might effective interventions cost; what is the likely return on investment? Topics include alcohol consumption and outlet policies, tobacco, mental health, HIV/AIDS, and violence, among others.
Subjects: Prevention
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
4 The Guide to Community Preventive Services
Link: http://www.thecommunityguide.org/index.html
Description: The Guide to Community Preventive Services is a free resource to help you choose programs and policies to improve health and prevent disease in your community. Systematic reviews are used to answer these questions: * Which program and policy interventions have been proven effective? * Are there effective interventions that are right for my community? * What might effective interventions cost; what is the likely return on investment? Topics include adolescent health, alcohol, mental health, motor vehicle, HIV/AIDS, tobacco, violence, worksite, and many others. The Guide is useful for funding, policies, research, programs, and education. It is sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Subjects: Prevention
Categories: Information Resources | Government Agencies - U.S.
5 Healthy People 2020
Link: http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/
Description: Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans. Healthy People 2020 strives to: Identify nationwide health improvement priorities; Increase public awareness and understanding of the determinants of health, disease, and disability and the opportunities for progress; Provide measurable objectives and goals that are applicable at the national, State, and local levels; Engage multiple sectors to take actions to strengthen policies and improve practices that are driven by the best available evidence and knowledge; and, Identify critical research, evaluation, and data collection needs. Topic areas include Substance abuse, Tobacco use, LGBT health, HIV, Adolescent health, Injury and violence prevention, Nutrition, and many others.
Subjects: Prevention
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S.
6 National Health Observances
Link: http://healthfinder.gov/NHO/
Description: Located on the Healthfinder.gov website, this website provides national health observance toolkits for such topics as Alcohol Awareness month (April).
Subjects: Prevention | Advertising / Media
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy | Government Agencies - U.S.
7 Partnership for Drug-Free Kids
Link: http://www.drugfree.org/
Description: Non-profit coalition of communication, health, medical and educational professionals that produces research-based educational campaigns. Former name: Partnership for a Drug-Free America
Subjects: Prevention
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
8 Prevention Specialist Certification Board of Washington (PSCBW)
Link: http://preventioncertificationwa.org/default.aspx
Description: The Prevention Specialist Certification Board of Washington (PSCBW) website is for individuals who are interested in obtaining and maintaining their Certified Prevention Professional (CPP) credential. We hope the information will be helpful to CPPs and others in the substance abuse and violence prevention fields. The website includes certification overview, reciprocity, fee scheudles, training and events and resources.
Subjects: Prevention | Counselors
Categories: Training and Education | Washington State
9 Prevention Works in Seattle
Link: http://www.preventionworksinseattle.org/
Description: Prevention Works in Seattle (WINS) is a community coalition formed in 2006 and serving northeast Seattle. Its mission is to prevent underage drinking, youth substance abuse, and associated problems through education, advocacy, and networking with students, families, and the community. Good list of resources on website, and also has a blog with the same name: http://preventionworksinseattle.blogspot.com/
Subjects: Prevention | School-based prevention
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy | Washington State