State, Local & National Resources

Evidence Based Programs & Strategies

Reports & Surveys

Curriculum Resources

Advocating for Substance Abuse Prevention Programs in Schools has a focus on two Evidenced-based Programs within the National Health Education Standards: Second Step and Sports Wellness Plus.  See the Evidence Based Program List on their website.

Children Impacted by Addiction: A Toolkit for Educators

NIDA Classroom Resources on Drug Effects

Over-The Counter Medicine Safety

Youth Tobacco Use Prevention Education Resources

***RESOURCE: Montana Guide to Evidence Based Substance Abuse Prevention Programs***

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Opioids: Impact & Response

Highlighted Resources

PAX Good Behavior Game:  Announcing this FABULOUS opportunity for pre-K through 5th grade classrooms across our state!  The PAX GBG is an evidence-based practice that has been widely shown to prevent substance abuse as well as suicide and other maladaptive behaviors. For further information please contact the Prevention Bureau at: AMDD Email or 406.444.6981.



OPI Staff are here to help:

Courtney Hubbs, Project AWARE Program Manager - 406.438.0473
Michelle Cusey, Coordinated School Health Unit Director- 406.431.3029


Meet the Coordinated School Health Team