Invest in Youth Prevention

Invest in Youth Prevention

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health published a list of Principles for the Use of Funds from the Opioid Litigation

Principle #3 is a Call to Invest in Youth Prevention.  

States and localities should support children, youth, and families by making long-term investments in effective programs and strategies for community change. 

Any comprehensive effort to reduce the toll of substance use generally-and opioids specifically-must invest in youth primary prevention programs. 

Read the entire Principle #3 on investing in youth prevention: 

View all Principles for using opioid litigation funds: 

The SPORT and InShape Prevention Plus Wellness programs are listed in the Blueprints for Healthy Youth Development registry of effective prevention programs that promote healthy lifestyle behaviors and positive identity. 

Search for them on Blueprints: 

Back to blog

Leave a comment

Please note, comments need to be approved before they are published.