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

Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week will be held October 23-31. This year's theme is "Be Kind to Your Mind. Live Drug Free". Please visit the Red Ribbon Campaign webiste for more information and to access free flyers and guides

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
Vacant, Coordinated School Health Unit Director


Meet the Coordinated School Health Team