Opioid Response

PROmoting School -community-university Partnerships to Enhance Resi l ience (PROSPER) Brief description Collaborative, sustainable system for delivery of school-based and family-based substance use prevention. Relies on partnerships among community teams, university researchers, and Extension staff. Extension staff provide training and support. All programs implemented are evidence-based. Examples of programs implemented: Strengthening Families Program 10-14; Life Skills Training.

Duration Long-term sustained Community participation.

Research Support Evidence-based according to SAMHSA standards. Evidence for significant impacts:





• Highly variable and partially dependent on existing community resources, as well as the specific programs selected.

• Requires substantial monetary and human resources and grants are needed to launch.

• Demonstrated to be cost efficient and effective. High return on invest

Contact Info

Richard Spoth

Lisa Schainker


Helping Kids Prosper

YouTube Video

URL : http://www.helpingkidsprosper.org/ Approach Type: Community Format: Guides , In-person , Training MD Addiction: Addiction Response Type: Capacity Building , Education Targeted Audience: Children , Community , Elected or Appointed Leaders , Extension Professionals , Individuals , Teachers , Youth , Youth Leaders


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