Statewide Prevention in Rural Communities

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Prevent Resources

These resources are currently in the works. Review our project timeline and check back in with us later!

  • Needs Assessment Findings
  • The Rural Toolkit
  • Rural Education Campaign
  • Working Effectively with Rural Partners
  • Toolkit for youth advocacy promotion

Map of Rural Communities

Prevent defines “rural” as areas with a population of less than 10,000 people and at least one hour driving distance from nearest city. Click here to download PDF versions of the maps. Click here to access the Mapping Task Report. Rural areas are indicated in green.

Partner Resources

We look forward to developing a library of valuable rural resources over time.

Rural Youth Engagement Toolkit

This tool kit was created by CADCA (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America) to address substance misuse issues in their communities and achieve positive community change through comprehensive strategies with a focus on policy and advocacy. Webinar overview. 

Federal Rural Resource Guide 2018

Produced by the Office of National Drug Control Policy in 2018, the Federal Resources for Rural Communities helps address substance use disorder and opioid misuse.

Rural Action Guide

The Rural Community Action Guide, produced by ONDCP, aims to educate the public by providing an overview of the key challenges rural communities face when addressing the consequences of prescription opioid misuse and the use of illicit substances. Read pages 42-48, and the Rural Action Guide Factsheet.

Rural Resources for Washington State 2017

This Rural Resources Directory was produced by Partners for Rural Washington and is intended as a go-to resource for rural communities and residents.

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