The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) invites National Network to Eliminate Disparities in Behavioral Health (NNED) members to participate in its thirteenth annual training opportunity for community-based organizations, NNEDLearn 2023. The goal of NNEDLearn is to develop members’ skills in evidence-supported and culturally appropriate mental illness and substance use prevention and treatment practices and to support practice implementation. This training model includes two introductory webinars, a 3-
NNEDLearn 2023 offers five training tracks:
- Achieving Whole Health: Balancing Mind, Body and Spirit (AWH)
- Familia Adelante: Multi-risk Reduction Behavioral Health Prevention for Latino Youth and Families (FA)
- Motivational Interviewing (MI)
- Preventing Long-term Anger and Aggression in Youth (PLAAY)
- Project Venture: Positive Youth Development for American Indian and Alaska Native Youth (PV)
The application period for NNEDLearn 2023 is now closed.
Thank you to all who applied. If you have any questions, please email NNEDLearn@nnedlearn.net.
What is the NNEDLearn model?
Recognizing that it takes more than a 3-day one-time training to implement new practices or programs, the full NNEDLearn training model consists of four critical components: Prepare (introductory webinars, other readiness activities); Learn (3-day virtual intensive training); Implement (follow-up virtual coaching sessions and related activities); and Sustain (efforts to sustain practice, through staff and funding supports, surveys on outcomes and impact).
Objectives for each NNEDLearn stage are:
What are the requirements for participation?
Organizations can propose three to five team members for participation, including one team leader. See the training tracks for more information on participant criteria
Due to the NNEDLearn 2023 training being fully virtual, accepted applicants must have access to stable internet service to participate in the NNEDLearn 2023 training.
Accepted teams will be required to submit a digital story by August 11, 2023. Learn about the NNEDLearn 2023 digital story.
NNED membership is required for NNEDLearn participation. If you are not
Questions? Email NNEDLearn@nnedlearn.net.
Learn about previous NNEDLearn trainings.
Read the NNEDLearn Implementation Analysis Report!
This report provides findings from a qualitative analysis of evidence-based and culturally relevant behavioral health practices offered at NNEDLearn. It includes an overview of NNEDLearn, case studies, strategies and lessons learned, and conclusion.
Watch Digital Stories from NNEDLearn 2020!
This playlist includes NNEDLearn Digital Stories, which share NNEDLearn 2020 teams’ preparation, learning, and implementation journey through the NNEDLearn model. Videos on the playlist include stories from PLAAY, Project Venture, and Achieving Whole Health training tracks.