Schools

Published in: Handbook on Drug Abuse Prevention: A Comprehensive Strategy to Prevent the Abuse of Alcohol and Other Drugs / Robert H. Coombs, Douglas Ziedonis (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1995), Chapter 5, p. 93-120

Posted on RAND.org on January 01, 1995

by Phyllis L. Ellickson

A critical question in substance abuse prevention is how to address the gap between what is known to be effective and what is actually being done in practice. The primary means for providing substance abuse prevention education to adolescents has been through the schools.

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