Cover: Toward More Effective Drug Prevention Programs

Toward More Effective Drug Prevention Programs

Published 1987

by Phyllis L. Ellickson, Abby Robyn


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This Note, an expanded version of an article that appeared in the journal California School Boards, discusses guidelines for developing drug prevention programs in the schools. The guidelines are based on the reported effectiveness of various prevention models, the developmental capabilities of different age groups, the patterns of drug use over time, and factors that affect successful program delivery.

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