School-Based Drug Prevention
What Kind of Drug Use Does It Prevent?
School-based drug prevention, popular with the public and politicians alike, is now a nearly universal experience for American youth. Analysis has shown that the best programs can reduce use of a wide range of substances. But questions remain regarding how to think about and, hence, fund, these programs. Should they be viewed principally as weapons in the war against illicit drugs, or, at the other extreme, do prevention programs benefit students and society most by reducing use of alcohol and tobacco? The authors address these questions by comparing for the first time the social benefits of school-based prevention programs' long-run impacts on a diverse set of different substances.
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Social Benefit and Cost Results
Lifetime Drug Consumption Without Prevention
School-Based Prevention's Effectiveness at the End of the Program
School-Based Prevention's Effectiveness at Reducing Lifetime Drug Use
Adjustments to Prevention's Effectiveness
Social Costs of Drug Consumption
Low, Medium, and High Estimates for the Ten Factors in the Prevention Model
Recoding Consumption Values From the National Household Survey on Drug Abuse
Program Effectivemess Decay
Effects on Lifetime Consumption
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