Together—

We can reduce the enormous toll of substance use disorders in the lives of Kansans.

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United to Transform

United to Transform is a targeted statewide project intended to identify means of reducing the enormous toll of substance use disorders in the lives of Kansans. The aim is to expand the understanding of community-level strengths and challenges and recommend well-defined opportunities to align systems and implement innovative solutions. The project is initiated by Sunflower Foundation, funded by Kansas Fights Addiction Grant Review Board, and conducted by the University of Kansas Center for Public Partnerships and Research.

News & Events

May 14, 2024 Webinar

May 14, 2024 Webinar

 The webinar explores following topics: Webinar discussion: How do you engage youth in your work?  Guest speakers from STAND and Youth Leaders in Kansas (YLinK) discussed the role of youth in substance use prevention and the impact of peer-to-peer support.   Kansas...

March 26, 2024 Webinar

March 26, 2024 Webinar

This webinar explored the topics of SUD Recovery and Signals of Change. The agenda included: An overview of what we heard from Kansans during our statewide Community Futures Tour. A conversation with Joey Nowlin, Founder and CEO of the Novus Network. Participant...

Community Futures Tour

Community Futures Tour

The Kansas Fights Addiction needs assessment, United to Transform invited Kansans to participate in the Community Futures Tour from March 19–23, 2024. These discussions explored multiple future possibilities for communities, organizations, and individuals, related to...