2018 DRUG FREE TIPTON

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This project is funded under a grant contract with the State of Tennessee Department of

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services.

This flyer/brochure/website/poster, etc. was developed [in part] under a grant number  SP019939-06 from the Office of National Drug Control Policy and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The views, policies, and opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of ONDCP, SAMHSA or HHS”

WHAT IS PREVENTION?

What is the Strategic Prevention Framework?

 

SAMHSA’s Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) is a planning process for preventing substance use and misuse. The five steps and two guiding principles of the SPF offer prevention professionals a comprehensive process for addressing the substance misuse and related behavioral health problems facing their communities. The effectiveness of the SPF begins with a clear understanding of community needs and involves community members in all stages of the planning process.

The steps of the SPF include

The SPF also includes two guiding principles: