Peer support groups in Vietnam can effectively help reduce both heroin relapse and HIV/AIDS infections among recovering heroin users.
Thirty support group leaders from across Vietnam sat in a circle of chairs at the beginning of the final day of a five-day training, honing their skills to facilitate groups for recovering heroin addi
This project is funded by the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, USAID, and SAMHSA. EDC is a sub-grantee of Family Health International, EDC’s partner for this project. For more information, please contact Jim Vetter at email@example.com
Two new projects take different approaches to supporting Native American and Alaska Native youth involved in the juvenile justice system.
In an ongoing effort to support Native communities, EDC’s Health and Human Development Division received funding to develop two programs specifically for tribal youth that have committed a crime or of
These projects are funded by U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Please contact Anne Wang at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about the 7th Generation Mentoring Program for Court-Involved Tribal Youth. Please contact Sue Vargo at email@example.com for more information about the Tribal Juvenile Detention and Reentry Training and Technical Assistance Center.
Education Development Center, Inc. (2009). Feasibility of Various Responses and Interventions to Build Capacity of Local Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in the Lao PDR. Prepared for the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), Swiss Cooperation Office, Vientiane, Lao PDR.
This report provides an overview of the civil society sector in Lao PDR, including the current legislative framework for civil society organizations (CSOs), a description of past and current intervent
HHD will strengthen substance abuse prevention nationwide on behalf of the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention in SAMHSA.
As the nation debates how to best care and pay for the health of our people, the role of prevention is important. Raising the legal drinking age to 21 is just one example of effective prevention.
This project is funded by the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. EDC’s Health and Human Development division is partnering with the following organizations to carry out this contract: CRP, Inc., Minnesota Institute for Public Health, Social Science Research and Evaluation, University of Nevada, Reno, University of Oklahoma, and Westat.
Through the Service to Science Initiative, community substance abuse prevention programs can enhance their evaluation efforts.
Androscoggin County, Maine, in the northeastern corner of the United States, is far from the hustle and bustle of a big city.
The Service to Science Initiative is funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP). For more information contact Kim Dash at firstname.lastname@example.org.