small spf flowerStrategic Prevention Framework Step 6: Sustainability

Sustainability, the sixth step of the SPF, covers how communities can sustain an effective strategic planning process as well as programs and practices that produce positive prevention results. Below are resources to support your work. For more sustainability resources, visit our training and examples pages.



CADCA Sustainability Primer

This primer describes key considerations and action steps for coalitions fostering long-term change to create drug-free communities.

Partnering4Health Sustainability Toolkit

Created by the Society for Public Health Education, this toolkit is framed around six approaches to sustainability.

A Sustainability Planning Guide for Healthy Communities

The Guide provides a process for sustaining policy strategies and related activities, introduces various approaches to sustainability, and demonstrates sustainability planning in action with real-life examples.