This primer provides a basic understanding of sustainability and its importance in achieving long-term reductions in rates of substance abuse. Pay close attention to identifying what initiatives your community must continue and which resources are necessary to help you develop an effective sustainability plan.
This primer provides anti-drug coalitions with a basic understanding of cultural competence and its importance in achieving substance abuse reduction that is effective and sustainable. If you know how to include all major sectors of your community in your efforts to develop a plan to create population-level change in community rates of substance abuse, then you likely will increase your chances of success.
The CADCA National Coalition Institute’s Roadmap to Success provides a guide about the training opportunities and other CADCA resources created for Drug Free Communities Support Program (DFC) Grantees.
This primer provides anti-drug coalitions clear guidelines for defining their communities and assessing the real needs within the community. This information will enable your coalition to minimize duplication of effort, understand existing resources and implement practices and policies to reduce substance abuse within the community.
This primer provides clear guidelines to help your coalition build the capacity needed to develop and carry out a comprehensive community plan to reduce substance abuse rates. It describes the components of a coherent plan related to your coalition’s strategies and priorities for capacity building.
This primer assists your coalition in the implementation of comprehensive strategies designed to achieve population-level reductions of substance abuse rates. It describes the importance of community mobilization and the necessity of seeking meaningful environmental change—two strategies that research indicates can influence substance abuse rates in an entire community.
This primer provides clear guidelines for assisting your coalition to develop the products that you need to carry out a comprehensive community plan to reduce substance abuse rates. It also helps you understand the dynamic planning process needed for coalition work.
The Handbook for Community Anti-Drug Coalitions provides an overview of resources for and about community anti-drug coalitions. It helps educate, inform and empower local coalitions and provides some of the basic tools needed to become effective and sustainable.
This publication helps grantees of the Drug Free Communities Support Program (DFC) to navigate the common set of measures used to evaluate the overall effectiveness of the program. All grantees collect these same four core measures, allowing evaluators consistency in the data being tracked across diverse communities.
This primer provides the basic tools each coalition needs to develop a comprehensive evaluation plan. In addition, it will help your coalition create and implement a local evaluation.