ERIC Number: ED350515
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Citizen's Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Directory: Resources for Getting Involved.
Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Office for Substance Abuse Prevention.
This directory presents information about alcohol and other drug abuse prevention and prevention services and activities available around the United States. It is noted that this directory was designed to assist individuals and communities who want to participate in America's prevention efforts and to help them match their knowledge, skills, and needs to organizations with related services. Chapter 1 provides a broad overview of alcohol and other drug abuse prevention starting with a definition of prevention and a discussion of the theoretical and pragmatic foundations of prevention programs and research. Chapter 2 examines the role of the federal government in prevention on an agency-by-agency basis. Chapter 3 describes a broad range of national, not-for-profit, and nonprofit voluntary and professional organizations that are involved in the prevention of alcohol and other drug problems. Chapter 4 presents information on prevention activities and resources at the State level. It describes the roles of State government in each State and lists agencies, organizations, grantees, and contractors who are coordinating, helping, and encouraging volunteer prevention efforts. Chapter 5 describes the services of major national prevention resources and information providers. Chapter 6 is a glossary of terms, words, and acronyms that are commonly used in the prevention field. (ABL)
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Drinking, Drug Abuse, Federal Government, Federal Programs, Government Role, Prevention, State Programs
National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information, P.O. Box 2345, Rockville, MD 20852; or Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: 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.