GOAL (Global Outreach for Addiction Leadership and Learning) helps faith-based organizations build sustainable addiction prevention and recovery support programs. GOAL is based in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and also works in communities around the world including Kenya and Uganda.
This toolkit is designed for people who want to engage in efforts to reduce addiction-related stigma. The toolkit can help addiction treatment professionals and community groups to create multi-component stigma prevention and stigma reduction campaigns.
This parent tool-kit from the National Association of Children of Alcoholics (NACoA) includes information for families members of children of alcoholics and information to support children and build resilience.
The National Children of Addiction (NACoA) website provides resources for families and professionals to address issues related to parental substance use.
The Rural Community Toolbox website, created by the Office of National Drug Control Policy, provides resources to fight addiction in rural communities. The toolbox provides information about funding opportunities and technical assistance offered by 16 federal departments and agencies.
This 2-page fact sheet details the Rural Community Toolbox produced by the Office of National Drug Control Policy. This fact sheet explains the resources included in the toolbox and explains the toolbox development process.
The opioid crisis has affected Black/African American communities in the United States. This report includes data on the prevalence of opioid use and the rate of overdose death in this population, a discussion of the contextual factors that impact the opioid crisis in these communities including lack of access to early intervention and treatment,
This case study profiles how a federally qualified health center (FQHC) in New York provides integrated medical and behavioral health care services for individuals with opioid addiction.
This website from Addiction Policy Forum provides a brief overview of the science of addiction. The web page includes a 4 minute video explaining the science of addiction for all audiences, and a link
The Bexar County, Texas Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) collaborative works to improve outcomes for mothers and infants affected by substance use disorder.