Benchmarking community behavioral health

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Other Metrics and Databases
Looking for a behavioral health intervention to adopt or adapt in your community? This CAPE database is an extensive searchable list of more than 300 behavioral health programs and interventions organized by behavioral health topic/condition and other attributes. 

​​Measuring and Building Public Value of Health Intervention Programs
How can you know if certain interventions are right for your community? This October 2014 webinar discusses tools and methods for evaluating community or regional level health interventions. 
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​​Community Profiles:

Guide to Using Excel

Would you like to learn how to create your own Community Profile as a talking point with community stakeholders? This guide shows step-by-step how to create elements of community profiles using Microsoft Excel. 

Example CAPE Community Profile

View a successful example of the CAPE Community Profiles for Finney County, Kansas. This profile is a report to inform local leaders on the current state of various behavioral health indicators in their community.MORE

Exploring Community Interest in Behavioral Health via Google Trends
What are people in your community looking up online about behavioral health issues and what does it mean? Find out by watching this June 2014 webinar about using Google Trends - a free, online tool that allows users to analyze Google's recorded data about web search terms over time and across different locations.

CAPE Data Resources

Dishing out the data! Learn about health data sources commonly used by researchers and data analysts to find trends and correlations between regional characteristics and local health outcomes. 

​​Community Decision-Making:

One Size Does Not Fit All
Planning to engage with key community stakeholders? This May 2014 webinar provides an overview of the spectrum of civic engagement options for community decision-making, including using social media to enhance engagement.​  MORE

​​​Behavioral Health Program Database​

Looking for a behavioral health intervention to adopt or adapt in your community? This CAPE database is an extensive searchable list of

more than 300 behavioral health programs

and interventions organized by behavioral

health topic/condition and other attributes. 

If you have any questions about these resources, please contact the CAPE Project at mskidmor@msu.edu.

Community-Level Behavior Health

Surveys: A Primer
For community leaders looking to assess the best strategies for obtaining data on local and regional behavioral health conditions. On finding data, conducting a survey, and publicizing results to maximize impact on reducing substance abuse or mental health issues in a community.​

CAPE has been developing a toolkit for application by local leaders.

Toolkit

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