Substance Use in Minnesota is an interactive web site that provides a one-stop-shop for information that can be used by communities and prevention professionals for planning, monitoring, and evaluation. Created by Minnesota’s State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup and funded by the Minnesota Department of Human Services Behavioral Health Division, the site is devoted to alcohol, tobacco and other drug consumption and consequence statistics and includes more than 70 indicators from 10 state data sources. For more information visit the website at www.sumn.org.
The Central Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies provides technical assistance and training for 10 states throughout the central region.
The Minnesota Student Survey examines behavioral trends that have changed for the better, for the worse or remained the same. Find information on key issues related to tobacco, alcohol and other drug abuse, sexual behavior, antisocial behavior, victimization at school and school climate.
A summary of the Charitable Choice provisions of federal law (Title 45, Part 54a, of the Code of Federal Regulations) is available in the Federal Register, September 30, 2003. For assistance in implementing these provisions, please contact the Behavioral Health Division at 651-431-2460.
Chemical dependency resource materials can be obtained free of charge from a variety of sources, and the Treatment Improvement Protocols (TIPs) series, published by the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) is one of the best of these.
Prairielands Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC): As one of the members of the National ATTC Network, Prairielands ATTC is one of 14 agencies dedicated to providing state-of-the-art trainings, curricula and resources on substance use issues for counselors, health care professionals and members of the community. Prairielands ATTC serves the states of Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota.
Paths to Recovery is a $9.5 million initiative of The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation®. Its purpose is to help treatment programs nationwide identify and improve their work practices so they can get patients in the door more quickly and keep them in treatment long enough to make a meaningful difference.