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NCJ Number: 161832 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: Teen Drinking Prevention Program
Corporate Author: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Admin (SAMHSA)
US Dept of Health and Human Services
United States of Americ
Project Director: E M Johnson
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 158
Sponsoring Agency: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Admin (SAMHSA)
Rockville, MD 20857
Sale Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Admin (SAMHSA)
US Dept of Health and Human Services
1 Choke Cherry Road
Rockville, MD 20857
United States of America
Type: Citizen Involvement Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: These publications furnish local communities with the knowledge and materials to help them create programs to prevent teenage drinking.
Abstract: The package includes a poster and postcard to help community organizers educate fellow citizens and publicize the program. A Parent's Reference Card illustrates parents' important role in preventing underage drinking and provides suggestions on how to positively steer their children away from alcohol. The largest part of the collection consists of the following: (1) Community Action Guide: a how-to manual for creating community prevention programs; (2) Law Enforcement Action Guide: demonstrates the role of enforcement and police officials and describes proven enforcement methods; (3) Event Action Guide: how to build support for and host alcohol-free events; (4) Teen Action Guide: how young people can influence their peers and suggested prevention activities for young people; (5) Community Risk Assessment Guide: includes an opinionnaire and a community audit; and (6) Communicator's Guide: artwork, public service announcements, advertisements, letters, and news stories.
Main Term(s): Controlled Substances
Index Term(s): Alcohol abuse prevention; Alcoholic beverage consumption; Community action programs; Drug abuse education; Juveniles; Parental influence; Peer influences on behavior; Statistics; Underage Drinking
Note: brochures, poster, post card
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