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Community Prevention and Wellness Initiative (CPWI) Cohort 5 and 6

Community-based Mental Health Promotion/Suicide Prevention Services (MHPSP) grantees

Dedicated Marijuana Account (DMA)

Prevention Programs and Practices for Youth Marijuana Use Prevention lists for Community Prevention and Wellness Initiative (CPWI) and Community-based Organization (CBO) grantees supported by the Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery Dedicated Marijuana Account (DMA):

The Programs & practices for youth marijuana use prevention report provides an overview of DBHR's collaborative process to determine the above program lists.

Welcome to the Excellence in Prevention Strategies List. This page provides detailed information about direct service and environmental prevention strategies. Programs and strategies in this list must be shown in at least two studies to produce intended results. All programs listed include substance abuse prevention as an area of interest.

The strategies described in this list come from three primary resources:

  1. National Registry for Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP)
  2. The State of Oregon’s list of evidence-based programs
  3. The Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation’s “Scientific Evidence for Developing a Logic Model on Underage Drinking: A Reference Guide for Community Environmental Prevention.”

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Attachment: Program Information

SPORT is a brief, multiple behavior program integrating substance abuse prevention and fitness promotion to help adolescents minimize and avoid substance use while increasing physical activity and other health-promoting habits. It is based on the Behavior-Image Model, which asserts that social and self-images are key motivators for the development of healthy behavior. The intervention promotes the benefits of an active lifestyle with positive images of youth as active and fit, and emphasizes that substance use is counterproductive in achieving positive image and behavior goals. SPORT involves a short, self-administered health behavior screen survey measuring physical activity and sport behaviors and norms, healthy nutrition, sleep, and alcohol use. Participants then receive a 10- to 12-minute personally tailored consultation from a written script, along with a key facts handout. A simple fitness prescription goal plan is completed by participants to motivate positive behavior and image change. In addition, parent/caregiver communication cards addressing key content are provided during the consultation and then sent or mailed home to adolescents for 3 to 5 consecutive weeks.

Tags: 13-17 (Adolescent), Alcohol, Black or African American, Community, Drugs, Family, Home, Rural, School, Suburban, Tobacco, Unspecified, Urban, White