ERIC Number: ED351637
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Prevention in Action. 1991 Exemplary Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Programs.
National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors, Inc.; Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Office for Substance Abuse Prevention.
Eight exemplary programs for preventing alcohol and other drug abuse are presented in this document. These programs are summarized: (1) SUPER II Early Intervention Program, Atlanta, Georgia, which serves primarily inner-city youth ages 11-17 and their families through community agencies, juvenile courts, alternative schools, and public housing; (2) NaKeiki O Ka'Aina ("Children of the Land"), Wai'anae, Hawaii, in which children from a rural Hawaiian community work on a farm; (3) Native Hawaiian Substance Abuse Prevention Project, Honolulu, Hawaii, which builds on a foundation of preventive and socialized techniques based on Native Hawaiian values, practices, and culture; (4) School of Opportunities, Kokomo, Indiana, an alternative education program for youth in high-risk environments in grades 6-12; (5) Children's after School Achievement Program, Holland, Michigan, which serves the needs of more than 100 disadvantaged, minority students in grades 1-8; (6) Solid Ground Program, Carson City, Nevada, which encourages juvenile probationers to get involved in positive experiences; (7) Teen Outreach Program (TOP), Bridgeton, New Jersey, which recruits and trains peer educators from a high-risk adolescent population; and (8) Center for Indian Youth Program Development, Albuquerque, New Mexico, which provides alcohol and other drug prevention services to culturally diverse children, youth, and their families in rural New Mexico. (ABL)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors, Inc.; Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Office for Substance Abuse Prevention.
Note: For 1989 report see CG 024 637. In cooperation with the National Prevention Network.