Youth Preparedness

HEAL Initiative: Preventing Opioid Use Disorder in Older Adolescents and Young Adults (ages 1630) (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Required)

This FOA is intended to solicit two-phase research applications to develop, adapt and test interventions and strategies to prevent initiation of opioid misuse and development of OUD in at-risk older adolescents and young adults (ages 16-30). The goal is to stimulate research studies conducted in populations and geographic areas most affected by the opioid crisis or with indicators of an emerging crisis.

Resource: Managing Disaster Anniversaries

These resources can help public health officials, individuals working for disaster recovery programs, and behavioral health professionals as they guide communities in coping with the anniversaries of disaster events.

Just Launched! Redesigned YE4C

The Youth Engaged 4 Change website has a fresh, new look with content that continues to inspire and empower young people to improve their lives and the world around them.

Resource: SITE ASSESS: A Mobile Application for K-12 Schools and School Districts

This free mobile application, developed by the Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance Center, allows school and school district personnel to walk around school grounds and examine their safety, security, accessibility, and emergency preparedness.