This case study briefly explains the components of the Warrior Down reentry program designed by White Bison, Inc. for use with American Indian and Alaska Native populations reentering communities following incarceration. Key elements of this successful program include peer-to-peer programming, the use of traditional healing practices, continuous support from prison to reentry in the community, and complimentary programming for family members.
This 2010 report describes the many programs White Bison, Inc., has developed to prevent addiction and create individual recovery and resiliency in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities including the Wellbriety model, the concept of the Healing Forest, and the Firestarter peer
This article describes the case of an individual prescribed buprenorphine for opioid use disorder (OUD) who did not achieve treatment stability at the maximum dose allowed by the patient’s insurer of 24 mg daily.
This 6 minute video explains the National Institute of Health’s Strong African American Families Program (SAAF). SAAF was developed by Dr. Gene Brody and his team at the University of Georgia, is a prevention program targeted at 10- to 14-year-old rural African American youths and their families.
The Covid-19 Health Literacy Project of Harvard Medical School published Covid-19 fact sheets in 30+ languages.
The Online Museum of African American Addictions, Treatment and Recovery was created by Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC, to serve as a central location for information about addictions, treatment, and recovery among African Americans.
The Public Library Association and OCLC, a global library cooperative, researched the efforts undertaken by 8 public libraries to address the impact of the opioid crisis in their communities. This report provides case study of analysis of the 8 libraries including:
The Public Library Association and OCLC, a global library cooperative, prepared a report on the efforts undertaken by 8 public libraries to address the impact of the opioid crisis in their communities. This summary report provides an overview of these 8 initiatives, describes the challenges libraries faced in implementing
This 2019 report from the Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) presents the recommendations of ASPPH’s Task Force on Public Health Initiatives to Address the Opioid Crisis. The report provides recommendations for policy officials to address the crisis in 8 subject areas:
This document is a 2 page executive summary on the Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health’s Task Force of Public Health Initiatives to Address the Opioid Crisis.