Build Community Capacity

Offer Training Programs to Build the Capacity of Communities to Respond

By referring people to proper treatment and helping them navigate systems of continued care, we can save lives. In fact, leaders in faith and community organizations can be trained to:

“They are getting into situations every single day without knowing exactly how to react.”

Bob Hanson, Marshall Health

  • Become a peer-recovery coach
  • Make referrals to treatment
  • Respond to an emergency situation, and
  • Provide ongoing support for those in recovery and living with an addiction.

Getting Started

Your community can partner local expertise (including public health offices, treatment facilities, hospitals, community health centers or nonprofit service providers) to help deliver capacity-building trainings, such as:

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