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Convening, Collaborating, Connecting: Courts as Leaders in the Crisis of Addiction

Source: National Judicial Opioid Task Force

This report provides an overview of the National Judicial Opioid Task Force (NJOTF) work on courts and the country’s addiction crisis. The NJOTF was created by the Conference of Chief Justices and the Conference of State Court Administrators to lead state court efforts to address the opioid and addiction crises in the United States.

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Transforming Youth Recovery

Source: Transforming Youth Recovery

Transforming Youth Recovery is a 501(C)3 non-profit that supports research into effective programs for youth wellness and recovery and supports communities as they implement effective youth recovery programs.

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Stories of Impact – Videos Highlighting Collegiate Programs and Personal Stories

Source: Transforming Youth Recovery

This website features videos about youth recovery from the non-profit Transforming Youth Recovery. The videos feature personal stories about youths in recovery with a focus on collegiate recovery programs. One series of videos is hosted by former Miss USA and recovery advocate Tara Conner who shares her own experience with addiction and recovery. Note: these videos discuss traumatic events individuals have experienced and may be triggering for some viewers.

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Closing the Gap: An Examination of Access to Best-In-Class Evidence-based Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Programs for K-12 Students in the US

Source: Transforming Youth Recovery

This 2015 report from Transforming Youth Recovery looks at alcohol and drug prevention programs for K-12 students in the United States. The first section of the report describes the historical experience of drug prevention efforts in educational settings in the U.S.

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2017 Census and Definitions for Recovery Support in Higher Education

Source: Transforming Youth Recovery

This report from Transforming Youth Recovery reports the findings of a 2017 survey of collegiate recovery programs in the United States. Responses from 118 schools are reported with a focus on describing how the program is defined, the specific focus of the program, and additional services offered.

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38 Assets for Building Collegiate Recovery Capacity

Source: Transforming Youth Recovery

This 6 page document describes the 38 key assets that can be used to create a collegiate recovery program. Produced by Transforming Youth Recovery, the assets were identified through a survey of 91 collegiate recovery programs in the United States.

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Capacity Building for Collegiate Recovery

Source: Transforming Youth Recovery

This report from Transforming Youth Recovery provides a roadmap for building capacity to serve students in recovery from a substance use disorder on college campuses. The report describes a continuum of 6 steps students and their supporters can take to build and support campus recovery programs.

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Indianapolis, Indiana: Enhancing Emergency Response Through a Mobile Crisis Assistance Team

Evidence Ranking: Potential

Source: National League of Cities

This case study on the Indianapolis, Indiana police department’s Mobile Crisis Assistance Team (MCAT) was produced by the National League of Cities as part of their series on local efforts to address the interrelated challenges of mental illness, substance use, and homelessness.

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