Community Engagement: An Essential Component of an Effective and Equitable Substance Use Prevention System
Describes the role of community engagement for tribal, urban, suburban, and rural communities when developing equitable evidence-based programs and policies supporting substance use prevention programs. Discusses research focused on community engagement activities and outcomes, hands-on strategies derived from participation in community engagement, and evaluation as part of the planning and implementation process. Presents examples of how community engagement facilitates substance use prevention systems in rural and tribal communities.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
American Indian or Alaska Native · Behavioral health · Community engagement and volunteerism · Evaluation methods and resources · Health disparities · Racial and ethnic groups · Substance use and misuse · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Alaska · Arizona · California · Florida · Georgia · Hawaii · Iowa · Maine · Oklahoma · Pennsylvania · Utah
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration,