Presentation on theme: "SAMHSA’s Strategic Plan"— Presentation transcript:
1 SAMHSA’s Strategic Plan VISIONA Life in the Community for EveryoneMISSIONBuilding Resilience and Facilitating RecoveryGOALS:Accountability Capacity Effectiveness
2 The Role of PreventionTo create communities in which people have a quality life:healthy environments at work & in schoolsupportive communities and neighborhoodsconnected to families and friendsATOD, HIV and crime free
3 Outcomes: NOMs COMMUNITY ATOD Abstinence Employment / Education Crime / Criminal JusticeSocial ConnectednessSYSTEMAccess-participants served, etc.Cost-effectivenessEvidence based strategies
4 Substance Abuse is LOCAL The federal government and states should implement systems to support communities in reducing substance abuse and related problems.Every community needs a comprehensive community wide plan---the community is the unit of analysis.
5 Single State Authority A servant–leadership role supporting the growth of community prevention systems byCreating a State prevention systemCreating an infrastructure to support communitiesState success is dependent oncommunity success!
6 State Infrastructure State Advisory/Policy Group Strategic Plans Epidemiological workgroupTraining and Technical AssistanceEvidence-based workgroupFunding MechanismsData Collection SystemsEvaluation-Outcome/ProcessCommunity infrastructure
7 Community Infrastructure Leadership – community stakeholders & CitizensCommunity coalitions/workgroup/task forcesYouthParentsBusinessMediaSchoolsService providersLaw EnforcementFaith communityCivic – volunteer groupsHealthcare professionalsGovernmental agenciesOther organizationsComprehensive Community Plan
8 Community Prevention System Bring the power of individual citizens and institutions togetherCreate a comprehensive plan that everyone in the community has a stake in and ownsFoster continued systems approaches as the community experiences the outcomes of its investmentsHold community institutions accountable
9 SAMHSA’s Strategic Prevention Framework Steps AssessmentSustainability &Cultural CompetenceProfile population needs, resources, and readiness to address needs and gapsMonitor, evaluate, sustain, and improve or replace those that failImplement evidence- based prevention programs and activitiesDevelop a Comprehensive Strategic PlanMobilize and/or build capacity to address needsEvaluationCapacityPlanningImplementation
10 Outcome-Based Prevention Substance- Related Consequence and UseIntervening/ Causal VariablesPrograms/Policies/PracticesThe project is organized around outcomes-based prevention principlesThis perspective identifies-what you are trying to affect- outcomesWhat you do to affect it -strategiesWhat the intervening mechanisms are that you might change-intervening variablesImplementing the Strategic Prevention FrameworkPlanning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Replanning
11 Logic Model for Reducing Underage Drinking Substance-Related ConsequencesSubstanceUseCausalFactorsStrategies(Examples)Educate retailers to check ID and enforce underage sales lawEasy Retail Access to Alcohol for youthLow enforcement of alcohol lawsEnforce underage alcohol laws (compliance checks, sobriety checkpoints)Alcohol-related crash fatalitiesAlcohol PoisoningViolence/CrimeSchool ProblemsTeen PregnancyEasy Social Access to Alcohol (parties, peers, family)Social Event Monitoring and EnforcementUnderage drinkingSocial Norms accepting and/or encouraging youth drinking (peer, family, community)Media Advocacy to Increase Community Concern about Underage DrinkingRestrictions on alcohol advertising in youth marketsPromotion of alcohol use (advertising, movies, music)Low or discount pricing of alcoholBans on alcohol price promotion/happy hours
12 Focus for States and Communities Consumption and consequences (prevent the problem associated with use)Across the lifespan (not only youth)Decisions based on evidence-based research and empirical dataOutcomes measured at the population level (and the program level)If we prevent use, we prevent the problem!!
13 Developing and supporting community capacity to operate a local prevention system will result in the appropriate mix of programs, environmental strategies, and system policies to generate outcomes and to effectively create…. A Life in the Community for Everyone.