ERIC Number: ED298100
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Jun
The White House Conference for a Drug Free America. Final Report.
White House Conference on a Drug Free America, Washington, DC.
The first section of this conference report on a drug-free America presents an overview addressing three areas: the scope of the drug problem in the United States; its evolution; and some proposed solutions. In the second section, recommendations for action are made for prevention of drug abuse that may be achieved through multiple strategies that address the unique characteristics, cultural diversity and structure found in each community in America. The point is made that prevention must be comprehensive, involving all systems (educational, medical, law enforcement, religious, family, business, etc.), and each community must have a specific plan of action. Examples of programs are given at the end of each chapter. The appendices include a summary of recommendations as well as lists of 400 resource organizations and reading and audio/visual materials for students, teachers, parents, and health professionals (27 items). (JD)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Drug Abuse, Drug Education, Drug Legislation, Parent Responsibility, Prevention, Social Action, Social Problems, Substance Abuse, Values
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: White House Conference on a Drug Free America, Washington, DC.