Walking Softly to Heal: The Importance of Community Readiness
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SAMHSA’s Tribal Training and Technical Assistance Center and Education Development Center, Inc.
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These resources provide information on how to assess, understand and measure how ready a community is to address issues like suicide, and how to use that knowledge to stimulate change. The Community Readiness Model (CRM), developed at Colorado State University identifies dimensions, such as leadership involvement, knowledge of the problem, levels of community readiness and can be easily scored by the community.