Throughout the United States, EDC partners with school districts, state departments of health, industries, and nonprofits to improve health, education, and economic outcomes for millions of individuals, particularly those living in marginalized, high-risk, and underserved communities.
EDC’s curricula and materials have been used in settings ranging from public school systems to local health centers. Our evaluations and rigorous studies inform both programmatic and state-level policy decision making. And our stewardship of national centers in mental health, suicide prevention, early childhood education, and STEM learning and teaching has been essential in preparing a workforce with the skills and knowledge needed to advance best practices.
This website offers stories, tools, videos, and other resources to support substance misuse and mental illness prevention efforts from SAMHSA’s Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies
In partnership with the Adobe Foundation, EDC created the Adobe Youth Voices Essentials, a set of open curricula and resources for educators to create breakthrough media-making learning experiences
Zoom In is a free, research-based online tool that helps students learn U.S. history while strengthening their literacy skills.
This app demonstrates that handwashing, covering your cough, and washing surfaces can reduce the spread of illness.
This guide is designed to assist emergency department (ED) health care professionals with decisions about the care of patients at risk of suicide.
The revised National Strategy for Suicide Prevention emphasizes the role every American can play in protecting their friends, family members, and colleagues from suicide.
This tool supports partnerships between school districts and principal training program providers in areas such as the quality of their communications and collaboration.
This issue brief is designed to help substance abuse prevention practitioners better understand and reduce rates of heroin use and overdose. It includes the following:
The Children’s Safety Network (CSN) is a national resource center for the prevention of childhood injuries and violence.
The award-winning Success at the Core professional development toolkit helps to develop effective school leadership and teaching that prepares all students for success.