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Opioid Affected Youth Initiative Technical Assistance

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The goal of the Opioid Affected Youth Initiative training and technical assistance (TTA) is to build the capacity and effectiveness of sites funded under this initiative and communities across the nation to develop and implement programs and strategies that identify, respond to, treat, and support children, youth, and families impacted by the opioid epidemic to ensure public safety. 

Provider Organization

The Institute for Intergovernmental Research (IIR)
Award Details


Services for OJJDP-funded sites under this initiative include no-cost training and technical assistance support to assist sites in identifying, designing, implementing, and sustaining evidence-based and promising programs and services that are matched to the needs of their community. Focus areas include the development of multidisciplinary collaborative teams, data-driven strategic planning, strengthening site implementation efforts, improving practices for outcome reporting, and guidance for sustainability planning. 


Child Protection and Advocacy Professionals; Community Members; Faith-Based Organizations; Juvenile Justice Specialists; Youth Services Professionals; Tribal Community; Substance Abuse Professionals; Social Services; School Personnel; Nonprofit Organizations; Mental Health Professionals


Technical assistance services are provided for funded OJJDP Opioid Affected Youth Initiative project sites. Products are available to the public.



Opioid Affected Youth Initiative TTA Staff
[email protected]

  • Alcohol and Substance Use
  • At-risk Behavior
  • Case Management
  • Child Advocacy/Protection
  • Child Welfare System
  • Crossover Youth
  • Cultural Competency
  • Data
  • Delinquency Prevention
  • Diversion
  • Drug Courts
  • Evaluation
  • Evidence-based Practices
  • Faith-based Prevention
  • Family Engagement
  • Foster Youth
  • Information
  • Matching
  • Mentor/Mentee Recruitment
  • Mental Health
  • Performance Measures
  • Positive Youth Development
  • Probation
  • Program, Design, Planning and Partnership Development
  • Protective Factors
  • Restorative Justice
  • Risk Factors
  • School Programs/School Safety
  • Trauma
  • Tribal Youth
  • Youth Advocacy
  • Youth Involvement

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Date Published: October 14, 2020