Capacity Building

Addressing Mental Health In Schools

With mental health problems affecting 1 out of 5 children, HHD’s National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention helps communities develop effective health programs and po

Childhood depression, violence, prescription drug abuse, and other signs of youth distress have schools grappling with mental health issues in new ways.

The National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention is funded by the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). For more information contact Deborah Haber at dhaber@edc.org

Building Momentum for Creating Environmental Change

Project Name: 
Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse and Violence Prevention
Funder: 
U.S. Department of Education
This 16-hour training event is a foundational, interactive session for those beginning their campus and community prevention efforts.
For more information: 
Published by: Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse and Violence Prevention Order Info

Ensuring Quality: Ministry of Education and NGOs Responding to the AIDS Pandemic

Publication date: 
2009
Author(s): 
Pulizzi, S., Russell-Brown, P., Clarke, D., Constantine, C., & Rosenblum, L.
Funder: 
Inter-American Development Bank

To respond to HIV and AIDS, Ministries of Education in the Caribbean, have found they can benefit considerably from structured partnerships with international, national, and community-based non-govern

For more information or to obtain: 

Download a copy of Ensuring Quality: Ministry of Education and NGOs Responding to the AIDS Pandemic (PDF, 3.97 MB).

Health and Human Development Division Brochure

Publication date: 
2010
Health promotion and prevention of disease and injury are essential to human development.
For more information or to obtain: 
Download a copy of the Health and Human Development Division brochure (PDF, 1.13 MB).

Committed to Promoting Health Worldwide

HHD’s Carmen Aldinger works with countries around the world to improve the health of children and their families by making health promotion an integral part of the education system.

Carmen Aldinger travels the world working with governments, United Nations agencies, and communities to advocate for health promotion through schools.

For more information about our global work in school health promotion contact Carmen Aldinger at caldinger@edc.org.

Problem Analysis: The First Step in Prevention Planning

Publication date: 
2009
Author(s): 
DeJong, W.
Project Name: 
Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse and Violence Prevention
Funder: 
U.S. Department of Education, Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools

To tackle the problems of student alcohol and other drug abuse and violence, campus administrators—working in conjunction with partners from the surrounding community—need to put in place an integrate

For more information or to obtain: 

Published by: Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse and Violence Prevention
Order Info

Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention

Publication date: 
2009
Author(s): 
Guard, A. and Rosenblum, L.
Funder: 
American Public Health Association
Funder: 
U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

This manual provides public health professionals, such as health educators and community health workers, with the information, skills, and tools needed to conduct Screening and Brief Intervention (

For more information or to obtain: 

Download a copy of Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention. (PDF, 2.46 MB)

EduCan

EduCan, the Caribbean Education Sector HIV and AIDS Coordinator Network, is playing a lead role in addressing HIV and AIDS in the Caribbean by developing policies and programs that promote and

Project: 
EduCan

Guide to Engaging the Media in Suicide Prevention

Publication date: 
2005
Author(s): 
Suicide Prevention Action Network and Suicide Prevention Resource Center
Project Name: 
National Suicide Prevention Resource Center

Produced by the Suicide Prevention Action Network (SPAN USA) and EDC's Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC), this guide helps to achieve our nation’s suicide prevention goals by teaching

For more information or to obtain: 

Download a copy of Guide to Engaging the Media in Suicide Prevention.

Building a Gender Friendly School Environment: A Toolkit for Educators and Their Unions

Publication date: 
2007
Author(s): 
Scott Pulizzi and Laurie Rosenblum

Education International, EDC, and the World Health Organization have developed a toolkit to help educators’ unions create a healthy, safe environment in learning institutions for learners of

For more information or to obtain: 

Download a copy of Building a Gender Friendly School Environment: A Toolkit for Educators and Their Unions.

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