Preventing Drug Abuse

Author by : Committee on Substance Abuse Prevention Research
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Publisher by : National Academies Press
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Description : As the nation's drug crisis has deepened, public and private agencies have invested huge sums of money in prevention efforts. Are the resulting programs effective? What do we need to know to make them more effective? This book provides a comprehensive overview on what we know about drug abuse prevention and its effectiveness, including Results of a wide range of antidrug efforts. The role and effectiveness of mass media in preventing drug use. A profile of the drug problem, including a look at drug use by different population groups. A review of three major schools of prevention theory--risk factor reduction, developmental change, and social influence. An examination of promising prevention techniques from other areas of health and human services. This volume offers provocative findings on the connection between low self-esteem and drug use, the role of schools, the reality of changing drug use in the population, and more. Preventing Drug Abuse will be indispensable to anyone involved in the search for solutions, including policymakers, antidrug program developers and administrators, and researchers.


Preventing Drug Use Among Children And Adolescents

Author by : Zili Sloboda
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Technologies For Understanding And Preventing Substance Abuse And Addiction

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Publisher by : Office of Technology Assessment
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Preventing Drug Abuse

Author by : National Research Council
Languange : en
Publisher by : National Academies Press
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Description : As the nation's drug crisis has deepened, public and private agencies have invested huge sums of money in prevention efforts. Are the resulting programs effective? What do we need to know to make them more effective? This book provides a comprehensive overview on what we know about drug abuse prevention and its effectiveness, including Results of a wide range of antidrug efforts. The role and effectiveness of mass media in preventing drug use. A profile of the drug problem, including a look at drug use by different population groups. A review of three major schools of prevention theory--risk factor reduction, developmental change, and social influence. An examination of promising prevention techniques from other areas of health and human services. This volume offers provocative findings on the connection between low self-esteem and drug use, the role of schools, the reality of changing drug use in the population, and more. Preventing Drug Abuse will be indispensable to anyone involved in the search for solutions, including policymakers, antidrug program developers and administrators, and researchers.


Preventing Drug Abuse

Author by : Susan M. Silverman
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Preventing Substance Abuse

Author by : Michael J. Stoil
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer Science & Business Media
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Description : Preventing Substance Abuse is an informal guide to successful programs for treating specific substance abuse problems, identifying their origins, implementation, outcomes, and, where possible, contacts for obtaining additional information. The emphasis is on information documented from outcomes of successful interventions rather than on theories of what should work or what works under experimental conditions. Key features include easy-to-follow charts and graphs and an appendix summarizing the National Structured Evaluation (mandated by Congress) of substance abuse prevention.


Preventing Drug Use Among Children And Adolescents

Author by : Elizabeth B. Robertson
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Publisher by : DIANE Publishing
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Description : One of the goals of the Nat. Institute on Drug Abuse is to help the public understand the causes of drug abuse and to prevent its onset. This is a summary of topics covered in the newest ed. of the guide, "Preventing Drug Use Among Children and Adolescents", which includes updated principles, new questions and answers, new program information, and expanded references and resources. This In Brief edition summarizes sections of the guide for community use. Chapters: Prevention Principles; Risk Factors and Protective Factors; Planning for Drug Abuse Prevention in the Community; Applying Prevention Principles to Drug Abuse Prevention Programs; Examples of Research-Based Drug Abuse Prevention Programs; and Selected Resources and References.


Technologies For Understanding And Preventing Substance Abuse And Addiction

Author by : DIANE Publishing Company
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Publisher by : DIANE Publishing
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Description : Focuses on several factors that are necessary for substance abuse & addiction to occur, including an examination of the biological research regarding the phenomenon of addiction to a variety of substances. Describes individual risk & protection factors that contribute to the abuse, & addiction to alcohol & drugs. Looks at how risk & protection factors play out in subcultures & in major activity settings including the home, school, workplace & recreation settings. Addresses a range of legislative options for Congress. History of drug control policy in the U.S.


Handbook Of Drug Abuse Prevention

Author by : Zili Sloboda
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer Science & Business Media
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Description : This wide-ranging handbook brings together experts in the sociology of drug abuse prevention. Providing a comprehensive overview of the accumulated knowledge on prevention theory, intervention design, and development and prevention research methodology, this work also promotes prevention science as an evolving field in the practice and policy of drug abuse prevention.


National Conference On Drug Abuse Prevention Research 1996

Author by : Susan L. David
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Description : Proceedings of a conference sponsored by the Nat. Institutes of Health in Wash., DC, Sep. 19-20, 1996. Research and community practitioners worked together to review the research on drug abuse prevention; explored its ramifications for individuals, families, and communities; and developed recommendations for future collaborations and applications of this knowledge in settings across the country. Keynote addresses were given by Donna E. Shalala, Ph.D., Sec. of Health and Human Services, and Gen. Barry Barry R. McCaffrey, Dir. of the Office of National Drug Control Policy. Includes a list of conference speakers and panel and work group participants.