New CAPT Tools and Resourses

Find out what’s new from the CAPT! Access practical tools, timely resources, and stories of success from across the nation to inspire and support your substance misuse prevention efforts.

Wisconsin’s Dose of Reality Media Campaign Warns Residents about Prescription Drug Misuse

Find out how Wisconsin’s Departments of Health Services and Justice teamed up to design and deliver a statewide media campaign to prevent prescription drug misuse. Learn More >

ANNOUNCEMENTS

CAPT Online Sustainability Course Wins Award for Best Healthcare Content!

Prevention SustainAbilities: Planning for Success was awarded an eHealthcare Leadership 2017 Award from Plain-English Health Care. The awards program recognizes the best in websites, digital communications, and business improvement initiatives from a wide range of healthcare organizations. This course previously earned three Omni Awards for excellence in digital design. Learn More >

NEW CAPT TOOLS AND RESOURCES

Prevention Conversations: Developing Media Campaigns (Videos) 

Watch Wisconsin Prevention Coordinator Christy Niemuth and Utah Prevention Program Administrator Craig PoVey share their experiences developing media campaigns to prevent prescription drug misuse. 

  • Preventing Prescription Opioid Misuse in Utah: Leveraging Partnerships. Watch Now >
  • Lessons from Utah: Using Media Campaigns to Engage Local Partners. Watch Now >
  • Lessons from Wisconsin: The Value of Broad Stakeholder Involvement. Watch Now >
  • Lessons from Wisconsin: Finding a Prevention Champion. Watch Now >

Words Matter: How Language Choice Can Reduce Stigma

Examines the role of language in perpetuating substance use disorder stigma, followed by tips for ensuring that the language we use and messages we deliver are positive, productive, and inclusive. Learn More >

Preventing Opioid Overdose: Understanding Good Samaritan Laws

Provides an overview of this important overdose prevention strategy, including the aims of Good Samaritan laws and types of protections they can offer. Learn More >

UPCOMING EVENTS

CADCA’s 28th Annual National Leadership Forum

February 5-8, 2018. National Harbor, MD. This four-day event offers participants the opportunity to learn about latest strategies to fight substance misuse, and hear from nationally-known prevention experts, federal administrators, and concerned policy makers. Learn More >

SAMHSA’s 14th Annual Prevention Day

February 5, 2018. National Harbor, MD. This event will feature presentations, training sessions, technical assistance, and resources to support prevention practitioners, community leaders, researchers, and consumers in successfully addressing emerging substance misuse prevention issues. Learn More >

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