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Build Community Capacity: Offer Training Programs to Build the Capacity of Communities to Respond.

You can save lives by referring people to proper treatment and help navigate systems of care.

Leaders in faith and community organizations can be trained to:

90 percent of Americans struggling with addiction are not currently getting treatment. Making sure they get it can make a huge difference.

—HHS Secretary Tom Price, M.D.

  • Make referrals to treatment
  • Respond in an emergency
  • Provide ongoing support groups for those in recovery and living with addiction

Build Community Capacity: Trainings

Your community can partner with outside organizations (including public health offices, treatment facilities, hospitals, community health centers or nonprofit service providers) to deliver capacity-building trainings, such as:

Content created by Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships (CFBNP)
Content last reviewed on August 30, 2017