Helpful Resources

Prevention Powerhouses

If you are new to the prevention, these are organizations that our team considers "powerhouses" in prevention. These organizations offer readymade resources, serve as wonderful sources of information and funding. 



CADCA aims to create healthy drug-free communities by strengthening community coalitions and providing resources such as media material, marketing campaigns, technical assistance, training, policy advocacy, and special events. CADCA is a global organization with members in all 50 U.S. states and 30 countries around the world


Prevention Technology Transfer Center Network (PTTC)

The goal of PTTC is to improve the implementation and delivery of substance use preventions and provide trainings and resources to substance use prevention coalitions. PTTC has 10 regional centers across the country as well as the National American Indian & Alaskan Native PTTC.


Community Tool Box




The Community Tool Box is a service of the Center for Community Health and Development at the University of Kansas. Community Tool Box provides resources, tips and tools for community development.


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) 

SAMHSA is an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. SAMHSA provides information, services, and research related to substance use and mental health.


List Serves

These are list serves recommended for prevention professionals to sign up for. These list serves offer e-newsletters that include information about emerging trends, continuing education opportunities, funding opportunities and much more.


Prevention Acronyms

Commonly used acronyms in the field of prevention and what they mean. 

Frequently Used Acronyms


Recommended Trainings

These trainings, conferences and videos are highly recommended for prevention professionals to start or continue advancing their prevention knowledge.

Event Calendars to Watch: