This document is to assist coalitions in understanding the role of prevention in creating effective programs and strategies to address underage drinking. This section defines the term “evidence-based” and its relationship to effective prevention, explains how OASAS incorporates the best available research evidence, and provides specific suggestions for developing comprehensive and effective prevention programs.
This overview provides information and tools related to SAMHSA’s Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF), a 5-step planning process that guides the selection, implementation, and evaluation of evidence-based, culturally appropriate, sustainable prevention activities.
Supported by the University of Kansas’ Work Group for Community Development, The Community Tool Box is a free, online resource for those working to build healthier communities and bring about social change.
Coalitions Work supports coalitions and partnerships to reach their potential as a force for positive change in the health of their communities through collaborative research, education, and consultation with organizations, partnerships and coalitions.