ERIC Number: ED296255
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Task Force on Alcohol and Drug Abuse: Productive People, Productive Policies.
National Governors' Association, Washington, DC. Center for Policy Research and Analysis.
The first part of this report on alcohol and drug abuse summarizes major recommendations from testimony and written statements from a hearing on alcohol and drug abuse. Testimony from these witnesses is included: (1) Reed Bell, Director, Office of Substance Abuse Prevention, United States Department of Health and Human Services; (2) Merita Thompson, Department of Health Education, Eastern Kentucky University; (3) James Neal, Director of Prevention Services, South Carolina Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse; (4) Beny J. Primm, Executive Director, Addiction Research and Treatment Corporation, Brooklyn, New York; (5) H. Leonard Boche, Executive Director, Minnesota Association of Treatment Programs; (6) David L. Armstrong, Attorney General, Commonwealth of Kentucky; (7) Alex Brodrick, Executive Director, Volunteers of America, Louisville/Lexington, Kentucky; and (8) Andy Devine, Juvenile Judge, Lucas County Juvenile Court, Toledo, Ohio. The second part gives the background of prevention strategies, sets forth the rational bases from which today's prevention strategies are derived, summarizes models to guide new efforts and provide a framework for analyzing common problems, and suggests specific guidelines for planning strategies to prevent alcohol and drug abuse. The third part provides summaries of alcohol and drug abuse programs arranged by state and includes a contact person's address for each entry. The fourth part lists additional resources, including program listings and reports on special topics. (ABL)
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Alcoholism, Drug Abuse, Hearings, Models, Prevention, Programs, Resources
National Governor's Association, Hall of States, 444 North Capital Street, Suite 250, Washington, DC 20001-1572.
Publication Type: Reports - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Governors' Association, Washington, DC. Center for Policy Research and Analysis.