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The Communities That Care Coalition Model for Improving Community Health through Clinical-Community Partnerships: A Population Health Case Report

Description
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.
Author(s)
Jeanette Voas, Katherine Allen, Ruth Potee
Date
05/2016
Type
Document
Organization
National Academy of Medicine
Tagged as
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