Lauren Gilman

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617-618-2308

Lauren Gilman is a training and technical assistance expert with extensive knowledge of public health, school health, mental health promotion, and youth violence prevention. She has provided data-informed guidance for state and local efforts in monitoring youth violence prevention and school-based mental health and violence prevention programs.

As director of the Massachusetts Technical Assistance Partnership for Prevention (MassTAPP), Gilman offers strategic planning, program implementation, coalition building, and sustainability support to coalitions throughout Massachusetts. She also plans and facilitates professional trainings on high-need topics, including overdose prevention, prescription drug misuse, under-age drinking prevention, policy change, stigma, cultural and linguistic competence, and communications planning.

Gilman holds an MA in intercultural relations from Lesley University and a certificate in medical and legal interpretation from Bentley College.

“Communities everywhere are impacted by substance abuse/misuse, but through effective prevention, they can reverse the trends and work together to save lives.”

Speaking Highlights

State-Level Approaches to Enhancing Substance Abuse Prevention Capacity: The Massachusetts Technical Assistance Partnership for Prevention
Co-presentation, National Prevention Network conference
Seattle, WA
November 2015
Working Group to Address the Opioid Crisis in the Commonwealth
Boston, MA
March 16, 2015
Prescription Drug Misuse: Prevention Strategies for Addressing the Crisis
Workshop, New England Institute for Addiction and Prevention Studies
Boston, MA
June 10, 2014
Prescription Drug Abuse: Preventing an Emerging Crisis
Workshop, New England Institute for Addiction and Prevention Studies
Boston, MA
June 6, 2013

Selected Resources

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This searchable database offers resources and materials selected and reviewed by the staff of the Massachusetts Technical Assistance Partnership for Prevention (MassTAPP).

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The Massachusetts Technical Assistance Partnership for Prevention (MassTAPP) developed this guidance document to assist efforts in preventing and reducing underage drinking and other drug use in Ma

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This online tool provides guidance for applying the Strategic Prevention Framework process to the prevention of alcohol misuse and abuse.

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The Massachusetts Technical Assistance Partnership for Prevention (MassTAPP) at EDC developed this interactive communications toolkit to help substance abuse prevention practitioners create clear,