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Prospects for preventing drug use among young adolescents

by Phyllis L. Ellickson

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Published by RAND in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Teenagers -- Drug use -- United States -- Prevention.,
    • Drug abuse -- United States -- Prevention.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPhyllis L. Ellickson, Robert M. Bell.
      ContributionsBell, Robert M. 1951-, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation., Rand Corporation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV5824.Y68 E447 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 64 p. :
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1587894M
      ISBN 100833010476
      LC Control Number91116044

      NIDA hopes that this revised guide is helpful to drug abuse prevention efforts among children and adolescents in homes, schools, and communities nationwide. [For "Preventing Drug Use among Children and Adolescents: A Research-Based Guide for Parents, Educators, and Community Leaders. Second Edition. In Brief," see EDCited by: Alcohol intake and regularity of alcohol consumption among adolescents varies across the different countries. However, it is a well-known fact that teenagers drink in spite of the laws and measures taken to prevent alcohol consumption among young people.

        Drug prevention programs are designed to provide the education and support necessary to diminish drug dependency in communities, schools and the workplace. Drug abuse prevention has become an important first step in informing specific individuals about the dangers of addiction, prevention techniques and where to find recovery help if it should be deemed .   Statistics estimate million Americans over age 12 use illegal drugs. The rates climb higher for teenagers. One in ten tens, ages 12 to 17 use drugs, and even more use alcohol. This episode of.

      prevalence and patterns of substance use among very young people and on available responses in terms of legislation, prevention and treatment is presented. Prevalence and patterns of alcohol, tobacco and illicit drug use Estimates of substance use among children under 15 years are commonly based on school surveys. While few veryFile Size: KB. Europe PMC is an archive of life sciences journal literature. [Drug use among young adolescents: prospects for prevention within the context of family relationships and edu cation in the light of damage control principles and practices].


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Prospects for preventing drug use among young adolescents by Phyllis L. Ellickson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Project ALERT (Adolescent Learning Experiences in Resistance Training), which is based on the social influence model of prevention, was developed at RAND to prevent or reduce the use of alcohol, cigarettes, and marijuana by adolescents. Tested in 30 junior high schools in California and Oregon, it was effective in preventing marijuana use among both high and Cited by: Get this from a library.

Prospects for preventing drug use among young adolescents. [Phyllis L Ellickson; Robert M Bell; Conrad N. Hilton Foundation.; Rand Corporation.] -- "RCHF.""March ""Supported by the Conrad N.

Hilton Foundation." Includes bibliographical references (p. Prospects for Preventing Drug Use Among Young Adolescents Author: Phyllis L. Ellickson Subject: Project ALERT (Adolescent Learning Experiences in Resistance Training), which is based on the social influence model of prevention, was developed at RAND to prevent or reduce the use of alcohol, cigarettes, and marijuana by adolescents Created Date.

to have promise for curbing adolescent use of other drugs as well. To explore this possibility, the Hilton Foundation asked RAND to design, field, and evaluate a field experiment.

The experimental pro­ gram, called Project ALERT, was aimed at preventing or reducing young adolescents' use of alcohol, cigarettes, and marijuana.'. iv Preventing Drug Use among Children and Adolescents National Institute on Drug Abuse Preface v Today’s youth face many risks, including drug abuse, violence, and HIV/AIDS.

Responding to these risks before they become problems can be difficult. One of the goals of the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

NIDA wishes to thank the following individuals for their guidance and comments during the development and review of this publication: Karen L. Bierman, Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University Hyman Hops, Ph.D. Oregon Research Institute C. Hendricks Brown, Ph.D.

University of South Florida Eugene R. Oetting, Ph.D. Colorado State University Richard R. Clayton, Ph.D. PREVENTING MARIJUANA USE AMONG YOUTH & YOUNG ADULTS The Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) primary mission and responsibility is to enforce the nation's federal drug laws. But the DEA also has a responsibility to educate the public about the dangers and consequences of drug abuse based on facts and scientific evidence.

The DEA is especially. Prevention can be broadly defined to encompass an array of noncoercive activities intended to prevent, reduce, or delay the occurrence of drug-taking or associated complications, such as clinical syndromes of drug dependence and threats to public chapter emphasizes nonlegal, noncoercive approaches to reducing drug use in populations that are not yet seriously involved with drugs.

Prevention of substance abuse among adolescents requires awareness of characteristics that place youth at risk and targeting risk factors that are modifiable.

Many studies have attempted to identify risk factors associated with adolescent drug and alcohol by:   Preventing Your Teen from Using Drugs: It’s All About Persuasion.

J by Theodore Caputi, best of all, this technique will help teens beyond just prevention. Teens will gain leadership and planning skills – both of which are worthwhile even without the prevention element.

Show young people that drug and alcohol use will. Sunny’s Story, written by Ginger Katz, is one of the substance abuse books that is written for all is about a compelling story for children, teenagers, parents, grandparents, teachers and more.

Sunny’s Story tells of joyful times and sad times, and of how a dog’s best friend was needlessly lost to substance abuse.

It is narrated through the eyes, ears and mind of Sunny. Preventing Drug Use Among Children and Adolescents: A Research-Based Guide for Parents, Educators, and Community Leaders - Kindle edition by National Institute on Drug Abuse.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Preventing Drug Use Among Children and Adolescents Author: National Institute on Drug Abuse.

Prospects for Preventing Drug Use among Young Adolescents. Ellickson, Phyllis L.; Bell, Robert M. This report describes an experimental program developed by the RAND Corporation to prevent or reduce the use of alcohol, cigarettes and marijuana by by: Why Teens Use Drugs & Alcohol.

It’s important to try and understand where interest in drug and alcohol use might come from. Beyond risk factors, teens have their own reasons for using drugs or alcohol. Below are some of the key factors that influence their decisions to do so. Other People. Presents research-based drug abuse prevention principles, an overview of program planning, and critical first steps for those learning about prevention.

This In Brief edition provides highlights from the Preventing Drug Use among Children and Adolescents: A Research-Based Guide for Parents, Educators, and Community Leaders, Second Edition : Paperback.

Illicit drugs include marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or prescription-type pain relievers, tranquilizers, stimulants, and sedatives used nonmedically.

9 Learn more about commonly abused drugs. While illicit drug use among youth is lower than tobacco and alcohol use, youth and young adults between the ages of 12 and 25 were more. For data and trends on adolescent drug use and addiction, read research summaries on the National Institute on Drug Abuse’s (NIDA) DrugFacts page.

Resources for Parents. Parents or other caregivers looking for resources and strategies to prevent, or stop, illicit drug use by adolescents, can visit the Partnership at : Office of Adolescent Health.

Good News or Bad News. We’ve addressed teens’ use of drugs, alcohol, and tobacco in the past, but new research is always coming out on this important example, in some of the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) latest research, they found that % of high school students had used alcohol within the past month in That same stat was % in.

These drugs are now misused by adolescents more than any other substance other than alcohol and marijuana. OTC cough and cold drugs are widely available and are considered safe by many adolescents and now serve as gateway drugs.

Even young adolescents may try drugs, with some reporting drug use as early as age effectiveness of public health interventions to prevent and/or reduce illicit drug use among young people.

The necessity for reviewing reviews, or tertiary-level research, stems from the proliferation over the last decade or more of systematic and other types of review in medicine and public health.

The HDA has published other evidence. The primary objective was to identify and review the effects of peer‐led interventions that aim to prevent tobacco, alcohol and/or illicit drug use among young people aged 11–21 years.

This age group was chosen as it encompasses young people in secondary and tertiary education, at which stage substance use may be initiated and sustained, and at which point preventive Cited by: Teen drug abuse can have a major impact on your child's life.

Find out how to help your teen make healthy choices and avoid using drugs. Teens who experiment with drugs put their health and safety at risk. Help prevent teen drug abuse by talking to your teen about the consequences of using drugs and the importance of making healthy choices.Preventative Measures for Teenage Substance Abuse Family Influence.

Prevention of drug and alcohol abuse can start at home. Parents can talk to their children and explain the consequences of drug and alcohol abuse. Specifically talking to children while they are young can create a strong foundation for awareness of drug use.