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Published: September 2023This publication is a product of the HEALing Communities Study (HCS) and informed by the Communities That HEAL (CTH) Intervention Manual as well as integral contributions from research and community partners across four research sites. This guide was developed in recognition of the need to center community engagement throughout the efforts to address the opioid overdose crisis. This guide exists to help communities decrease opioid overdose deaths; it includes tools and real-world examples that can be used to build and strengthen community coalitions that work to reduce opioid overdose deaths.
Published: September 2023This document updates SAMHSA’s 2018 document and outlines best practices for the implementation and operation of recovery housing. These best practices are intended to serve as a tool for states, governing bodies, providers, recovery house operators, and other interested stakeholders to improve the health of their citizens, reduce incidence of overdose, and promote recovery housing as a key support strategy in achieving and sustaining recovery.
Published: September 2023This fact sheet provides information on the importance of parents and caregivers helping their kids understand the risks and dangers of drinking alcohol and using other drugs, as well as how to deal with offers from their friends or peers. It also features tips for parents and caregivers to equip their kids to say “no” and avoid situations that involve alcohol or other drugs.
Published: September 2023This fact sheet provides information on the importance of parents and caregivers having short, frequent conversations with their kids about alcohol and other drugs rather than one “big talk.” It also features tips for how parents and caregivers can approach these conversations.