Research

Five Town Communities That Care is committed to making data-based decisions, including decions about the most effective programs to spend our community’s prevention dollars on. Below are links to sites with more information about the research and theory behind our programs and practices, as well as to information about the problem behaviors we seek to prevent.

  • The Communities That Care system. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, which has endorsed the Communities That Care system as an effective way to promote healthy youth development, has a resource site with lots of information about CTC.
  • STAR
  • Math Mentors and Literacy Mentors
  • Guiding Good Choices
  • Life Skills Training