March 24, 2020
A 26-page PDF featuring slides from the March 24 Youth Substance Use Disorder Prevention Project Update presented by The Center at Sierra Health Foundation’s program team.
Publications and branding
Links to resources from the field
Substance Use Disorder
California’s Prop 64 Youth Fund: an opportunity to promote equity and prevent substance use among youth
This brief offers a framework for thinking about substance use prevention and describes critical components of successful youth-focused initiatives, highlighting successful community-based programs. It is intended to support and guide the California departments and agencies tasked with administering Prop 64 dollars allocated to the Youth Education, Prevention, Early Intervention, and Treatment Account.
The Prop 64 Recommendations Roadmap portal hosts resources for policy-makers, advocates, and community leaders to advance a healing-centered and trauma-informed approach for state and local policy.
Links to tools and toolkits
Prevention Institute report on designing effective investments that promote equity and prevent substance use among youth.
Public Health Advocates report prepared by the University of California, Davis, Center for Regional Change that documents racial disparities in marijuana arrests in California from 1996-2016.