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Title: Substance Abuse Resource Guide
Corporate Author: SAMHSA's National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
United States of America
Date Published: 1996
Page Count: 27
Sponsoring Agency: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
SAMHSA's National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
Rockville, MD 20852
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Admin (SAMHSA)
Rockville, MD 20857
Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America

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: Directory
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This Substance Abuse Resource Guide provides information and referrals to assist professionals in the fields of drug prevention, criminal justice, policymaking, and education.
Abstract: The guide acknowledges that drugs and alcohol are associated with up to 50 percent of spouse abuse cases, 68 percent of manslaughter charges, and 52 percent of rapes and that those who use drugs are more likely than others to be involved as both assailants and victims in criminal acts. Drug prevention materials and programs are listed, along with relevant studies, articles, and reports. The focus is on drug-related violence, juvenile gang violence, domestic and family violence, rape, victims of violence, suicide, hate crimes, and violence in the media. Groups, organizations, and programs concerned with drug and violence prevention are noted.
Main Term(s): Drug prevention programs
Index Term(s): Alcohol abuse; Domestic assault; Drug abuse; Drug Related Crime; Gang violence; Hate Crimes; Juvenile/Youth Gangs; Media violence; Rape; Suicide; Victims of violent crime; Violence causes; Violence prevention; Violent juvenile offenders
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