Using the Strategic Prevention Framework, PIRE is supporting five New Mexico colleges that are Partnerships for Success 2015 (PFS 2015) funded to prevent underage drinking and prescription opioid use/misuse by: Developing and maintaining evaluation plans and protocols; Analyzing and reporting data for each college; providing evaluation and implementation guidance to colleges; conducting database management; writing […]
The objective of this study is to examine gambling behavior among adolescents and adults across New Mexico with specific focus on subpopulations of race/ethnicity, military involvement, parents of minors, sexual minorities, housing unstable, college students, and opioid abusers. Beyond estimating the prevalence of problem gambling among subpopulations in New Mexico, the goal of this study […]
The goal of this project is to synthesize and analyze local-level data to determine whether decreases in self-reported ATOD use are occurring among participants/recipients of direct services prevention programming, including environmental and curriculum-based strategies. The PI is responsible for creating data collection instruments, designing data collection protocols, training local evaluators on the protocols, overseeing and […]
This goal of this project it to identify and train community coalitions in low capacity, high need areas across New Mexico to implement environmental prevention strategies to address underage alcohol use, binge drinking, and prescription drug misuse. This project will provide extensive training and technical assistance to coalitions to build capacity to collect and use […]
The goal of this project is to evaluate the functioning of the New Mexico State Epidemiological Workgroup, identify strengths and weaknesses, and provide training and technical assistance to ensure that the workgroup meets goals established in the NM 5-year statewide prevention plan.