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SAFE Communities

Providing communities with the tools and resources they need to successfully reduce the impacts of the addiction epidemic.

What is SAFE Communities?

SAFE Communities partners with communities nationwide to be more resilient and responsive to the impacts of mental health and substance use disorders.

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I need training/technical assistance:

We provide tailored technical assistance and solutions-focused support to professionals in the substance use disorder field of practice.

I’m an individual or family
member seeking help:

We offer a library of resources rooted in lived experiences that promote prevention, support recovery, and stop the stigma to individuals directly impacted by this disease.

I want to help save
a life every day:

We build meaningful partnerships that enable purpose driven impact at scale.

Program Spotlight: SAFE Choices
Serving Youth & Young Adults

Prioritizing the advancement of youth substance use prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery.

Program Spotlight: “BPR”
(Bridging Prevention and Recovery)

A training and technical assistance program that integrates prevention and recovery systems in communities.

More About SAFE Communities

Our Approach:

• We build collaboration within each community and customize our support to your unique needs.
• We use a national platform to lift up local success stories.
• We focus on comprehensive, sustainable short- and long-term goals.
• We promote evidence-based and innovative promising proactive solutions.

What It Looks Like:
• Sharing promising practices
• Facilitating learning communities
• Delivering leadership development training
• Group process facilitation
• Resource development

Who We Work With:
• Federal, state, and local governments
• Non-profit and community-based organizations
• Health care providers, practitioners, and systems
• Mental health, substance use and recovery support services professionals
• Youth and youth-serving organizations
• Faith community
• Private sector and business community
• Local philanthropy
• Community coalitions, task forces, and special interest groups


Send us an email and find out more about SAFE Communities today.

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