The Communities That Care Coalition Model for Improving Community Health through Clinical-Community Partnerships: A Population Health Case Report
Discussion paper featuring a community coalition in rural western Massachusetts focused on supporting youth well-being and reducing youth substance abuse. Describes the initiative and the partners involved, including clinicians and public health. Discusses how the Communities That Care Coalition works within a network of local coalitions, including acting as the prevention arm of the region's Opioid Task Force.
Jeanette Voas, Katherine Allen, Ruth Potee
National Academy of Medicine
Alcohol use · Children and youth · Illicit drug use · Networking and collaboration · Prescription drug abuse · Substance abuse · Tobacco use · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Massachusetts