ERIC Number: ED349934
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
College Youth, Put on the Brakes! Prevention Resource Guide.
Lane, Amy; Burney-Reischman, Gina
This publication is a guide to resources for alcohol and drug abuse prevention programs aimed at college youth. The first section offers 20 facts emphasizing the seriousness of drug and alcohol abuse among college students, including the following: of the current student body in the United States, 2 or 3 percent will eventually die from alcohol-related causes, about the same number as will get advanced degrees. The second section describes 15 prevention materials. Each description of a poster, commuications packet, video, or other item includes a notation of the organization producing it, the year, format, context, topic, mode of delivery, target audience, setting, readability, and location where it is available. The following section is a list of 39 reports, studies, and articles on college students and substance abuse including a citation of source and an abstract of the document. The final section lists groups, organizations, and programs on college youth offering the title, address, and telephone number of 19 organizations. (JB)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Office for Substance Abuse Prevention.