ERIC Number: ED247498
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Parents, Peers, and Pot--II: Parents in Action.
This book traces the progress of the parent movement for drug-free youth, and describes a set of varied approaches to drug problems. Chapter 1 focuses on the actions of the city of Atlanta, Georgia in confronting drug problems and shows how that initial parent activism contained the seeds of the current national movement. Chapter 2 documents the evolution of the parent movement in Florida. The statewide ramifications of one family's actions to fight drug-abuse are presented. Chapter 3 focuses on the role of parental concern, grassroots activism, and community leadership in fighting drug abuse in the rural communities of Indiana. Chapter 4 presents the innovations in parent activism in the affluent suburban communities of southern Connecticut. Chapter 5 focuses on the parent organized door-to-door compaign in Omaha, Nebraska. Chapter 6 describes parent networking in Nassau County, New York. Chapter 7 presents the programs developed in the inner city black neighborhoods of Washington, D.C. Chapter 8 describes a statewide "war on drugs" project which took place in Texas. Chapter 9 features a California program which focuses on peer influence as a motivator for a drug-free lifestyle. The book concludes with two appendices: the goals, objectives, and guidelines of Unified Parents of America, and guidelines for how to give a successful party for teenagers, developed by Parents Who Care. (BL)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Community Organizations, Drug Abuse, Drug Education, Parent Participation, Parent Role, Parents, Prevention, Secondary Education, State Agencies
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Community
Sponsor: National Inst. on Drug Abuse (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD.
Authoring Institution: Pacific Inst. for Research and Evaluation, Lafayette, CA.
Note: For the predecessor to this publication, "Parents, Peers, and Pot" (1979), see ED 185 485.