Use this rubric to evaluate various areas of your coalition, including: community ownership, organizational effectiveness, comprehensive prevention approach, commitment to results orientation, and linkage relationship between coalitions and communities.

A visually appealing booklet for students that explains how drugs change the way the communication centers in the brain work and ultimately cause their effects. This booklet is part of the Mind Matters series focused on easy-to-understand scientific facts.

Utilize this worksheet to become a great communicator when discussing prevention. Better understand your audience and the key takeaways to deliver a clear message!

Sustainability Self-Assessment – The following questions review the key concepts in these five steps of sustainability planning.

Coalition Sustainability Plan and Checklist

Stages of Community Readiness Worksheet and Activity

Asset mapping provides information about the strengths and resources of a community and can help uncover solutions. Once community strengths and resources are inventoried and depicted in a map, you can more easily think about how to build on these assets to address community needs and improve health. Finally, asset mapping promotes community involvement, ownership, and empowerment.

Conducting a strong needs assessment is the foundation for developing a successful prevention plan. However, no needs assessment is ever complete. To identify gaps and strengthen on-going data collection for your needs assessment, the Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PTTC) Data-Informed Decisions

Data Collection Worksheet Additional Data to Collect – Needs Assessment Data

This checklist, developed by SAMHSA’s Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies, walks you through the steps to plan for sustainability. Coalitions can use this guide as they work through their sustainability plan.

The following is a comprehensive list of all possible data sources. Distribute this checklist to members of your coalition or key members of the community to develop a community profile to guide next steps.

The chart on the next two pages helps to assess potential partners and explore opportunities for building these relationships.