ERIC Number: ED314232
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Protecting Youth from Alcohol and Substance Abuse. What Can We Do?
Bennett, Robert L.; Gale, Nancy
This handbook describes the roles that parents, tribal governments, law enforcement personnel, courts, schools, and health care and social service providers play in alcohol and substance abuse intervention and prevention in Indian communities. It explains the legal responsibilities each group has and actions community members should expect the various groups to take when dealing with alcohol and substance addiction. Information is organized into the following chapters: (1) Tribal Communities and the Fight against Alcohol and Substance Abuse; (2) Utilizing Help from Parents and Family; (3) Utilizing Help from School Personnel; (4) Utilizing Help from Social Service Providers; (5) Utilizing Help from Physical and Mental Health Care Providers; (6) Utilizing Help from the Court; (7) Utilizing Help from Law Enforcement Personnel; and (8) Role of Tribal Government. Also listed are profiles of support groups, organizations, and community programs. The chapters also include references to relevant literature and audio-visual materials, and directories of local or national service facilities. (ALL)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcohol Abuse, Alcohol Education, American Indians, Community Action, Community Involvement, Community Organizations, Community Services, Community Support, Health Programs, Help Seeking, Intervention, Parent Responsibility, Substance Abuse, Young Adults
Native American Development Corporation, 1000 Connecticut Ave., Suite 401, Washington, DC., 20036.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Community; Parents
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Native American Development Corp., Washington, DC.