Best, Promising and Innovative Work Underway

Throughout the United States, children and their families are feeling the impact of substance use. About 1 in 8 children ages 17 or younger reside in a home where at least one parent has a substance use disorder. Learn more about the work that helps put children and families back on the path forward.

This study examines stigma related to drug use and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) - rural and urban in context to harm reduction models
This study examines stigma related to drug use and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) - rural and urban in context to harm reduction models

National

Results of a study to identify prescription opioids that are most frequently misused
Report of death rates gathered by the National Center for Health Statistics at the CDC from 1999 through 2019.
List of programs that have been vetted as rated programs by the National Institute of Justice.
Information about the practice of Contingency Management Interventions for Substance Use Disorders
Evaluation study demonstrating effectiveness of Interpersonal Psychotherapy-Adolescent Skills Training (IPT-AST) prevention program in schools.

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State/Local

POWER SOURCE, a Lionheart Foundation, program for youth at-risk, listed on Crime Solutions.gov, an evidence-based repository of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) that serves as a clearinghouse of information about what works and what is promising in justice programs and practices. Power Source...
Article featuring best practice from Charlotte, NC
Collaborative model designed to reduce the negative impact of children's exposure to domestic violence in East Harlem, NY.
Article highlights Project CARA (Care that Advocates Respect, Resilience, and Recovery for All) which has supported over 800 pregnant and parenting people with substance use disorders (SUDs) since its launch in 2014.

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Rural

The Colorado Farm Bureau and several agriculture and behavioral health partners, launched the Colorado Agricultural Addiction and Mental Health Program
This issue of Transforming Care profiles regional partnerships that aim to bolster access to maternity care in rural communities.
This report shares key highlights of the Study to Promote Innovation in Rural Integrated Telepsychiatry (SPIRIT)
This guide presents information on evidence-based policing practices in small, rural, and tribal agencies, which often have different problems and different needs from the large, urban agencies where most law enforcement research is conducted - as well as different strengths
Fostering Communities launched as a partnership with United Methodist congregations in 10 rural North Carolina counties, but it has expanded to other rural churches as well.

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Tribal

Guide for conducting home studies in tribal families
This report highlights a promising new framework for suicide prevention in AI/AN communities.
This guide presents information on evidence-based policing practices in small, rural, and tribal agencies, which often have different problems and different needs from the large, urban agencies where most law enforcement research is conducted - as well as different strengths.
Report which highlights the significant maternal mortality burden among AI/AN populations
Presentation provides Review of Historical Trauma, Historical Unresolved Grief, and the Historical Trauma Response Definitions and Concepts

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