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August 2017

Resource Corner


Positive Approaches to Preventing Substance Use and Misuse Among Boys and Young Men of Color: Programs and Strategies at a Glance. This publication from SAMHSA’s Center for the Application of Prevention Technology (CAPT) is a guide to adapting evidence-based programs to specific populations. 

National Hispanic and Latino Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network.  Resources for providing services for Latino/Hispanic youth and adults.  While focused on treatment, the information in Cultural Elements in Treating Hispanic/Latino Populations can be applied when adapting prevention programs and materials.  

SAMHSA’s Behavioral Health Equity: Hispanic or Latino. Resources around mental health and substance abuse in Latino/Hispanic populations, including statistics and population data, national initiatives, and materials in English and Spanish. 

For technical assistance using any of these resources or support in adapting prevention initiatives, contact Kristen Granatek, Director, Prevention Initiatives or Rachel Ferreira, Program Manager, Prevention Services and Partnerships.

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