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Title: Rural Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Strategies: Abstracts of Selected Articles and Research Studies
Author(s): K Laws
Corporate Author: Western Regional Ctr for Drug-Free Schools and Communities
United States of America
Date Published: 1991
Page Count: 32
Sponsoring Agency:
Portland, OR 97204
Gang Intelligence Strategy Committee
Contract Number: S188A00001
Sale Source: Western Regional Ctr for Drug-Free Schools and Communities
101 SW Main Street
Suite 500
Portland, OR 97204
United States of America
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This document includes abstracted articles and research studies related to alcohol and drug use among rural area juveniles.
Abstract: The three sections of this document include single-page abstracts, presented alphabetically by principal author and indexed by a set of appropriate keywords; the keyword index; and the reference section, with abstracted articles listed in alphabetical order by author. The research results show that a community-based approach is one of the most effective strategies for preventing drug abuse among rural juveniles and for keeping drugs out of the schools. Alcohol and other drug prevention programs need to be implemented among very young children; one-third of rural children have had their first alcoholic drink by the age of 10. Peer education appears to be an important prevention education strategy. Holistic program approaches will consider students' physical, academic, emotional, and social needs, and will involve families in program planning and implementation.
Main Term(s): Juveniles
Index Term(s): Drug prevention programs; Juvenile drug use; Rural area studies; Underage Drinking
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