Featured Projects

Collaborating for Change

Growth Partners developed a state plan featured at the 2021 NASADAD Annual Meeting.
Don't drink and drive

Partnerships That Saves Lives

Growth Partners helped Flint, MI, reduce alcohol-related traffic crash deaths and crime more than 50 % in one year.

Preventing Lifelong Mistakes

Growth Partners helped North Carolina cut its tobacco sales to minors by 40% in a year.

Prevent Youth Smoking

Preventing Underage Drinking

Growth Partners helped South Dakota reduce underage drinking 50% in 5 years.

Growth Partners:

Has helped the Michigan Office of Recovery Oriented Systems of Care and its state and local partners develop a state plan for addressing the behavioral health needs of older adults. The plan, which was featured at a 2021 meeting of the National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors Annual Meeting, can be viewed here.

Has evaluated state behavioral health planning councils and produced recommendations for streamlining and enhancing operations for the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.

Has helped SAMHSA conduct system reviews of all 50 states and 10 jurisdictions and report findings; design and implement local, state, and national T/TA; and conduct research and develop resources on a wide variety of behavioral health topics.

Is helping the FDA conduct program evaluations and site visits to to strengthen compliance with federal tobacco laws.

Is helping North Carolina’s Department of Health and Human Services redesign its substance use prevention system and expand efforts to reduce youth retail access to tobacco and vape products.

Operates the New Hampshire Technical Assistance Center for behavioral health practitioners across the continuum of care and coordinates and facilitates four Communities of Practice that focus on Prevention, Substance Use Disorder Treatment, Peer Recovery Support Services, and Health Systems Addictions Care. You can visit the website here.

Helps communities collect, analyze, and use data to understand why problems are happening and intervene effectively.

Is creating State Standards of Excellence for Recovery Community Organizations and monitoring processes to identify T/TA needs for New Hampshire’s Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services.

Is evaluating factors impacting law enforcement referrals of youth to diversion programs for New Hampshire’s Juvenile Court Diversion Network.

Is evaluating New Hampshire’s 25-year investment in regional public health networks.