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Title: Prevention Primer: An Encyclopedia of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Prevention Terms
Corporate Author: US Dept of Health and Human Services
SAMHSA Ctr for Substance Abuse Treatment
United States of America
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 138
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Admin (SAMHSA)
Rockville, MD 20857
US Dept of Health and Human Services
Rockville, MD 20857
Publication Number: (SMA)94-2060
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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: Report (Technical Assistance)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Intended for both beginning and experienced prevention practitioners, this volume presents current drug prevention information and an overview of the issues, principles, and approaches that are most effective in preventing the abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs and the resources useful for such efforts.
Abstract: The text emphasizes that prevention requires collective action by concerned community members and that planning is an essential part of any successful program. Topics are presented alphabetically. They include acronyms, AIDS, alternatives approach, binge drinking, birth defects, blood alcohol concentration, children of alcoholics, cocaine, community action groups, community partnerships, continuum of service, drug testing in the workplace, employee assistance programs, and environmental approaches to prevention. Additional topics include evaluation, impaired driving, labeling youth, media advocacy, mutual self-help groups, parents and prevention, people with disabilities, prevention strategies, resilience and protective factors, social bonding, social marketing, and youth participation. Many additional topics are also discussed. Index
Main Term(s): Drug prevention programs
Index Term(s): Drug information
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