ERIC Number: ED332098
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Communities Creating Change: Exemplary Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Programs 1990.
Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Office for Substance Abuse Prevention.
This document describes the 10 Exemplary Programs in alcohol and other drug abuse prevention selected in 1990. The programs included provide models of state-of-the-art alcohol and drug abuse prevention programs that may be replicated or adapted by others. Illustrating a wide variety of approaches that are effective in diverse communities, the programs reflect practical plans of action that are yielding encouraging results in the ongoing effort to eradicate the abuse of alcohol and other drugs. The Exemplary Programs are arranged alphabetically by state and are followed by brief descriptions of the seven programs in the honorable mention category. For each Exemplary Program, a brief statement about the program is given, followed by the names, addresses, and telephone numbers for the agency, the names of the contact persons, the state director, and the state prevention coordinator. The agency clientele is described and major services are listed. Included are the following programs: (1) Asian Youth Substance Abuse Project (San Francisco, California); (2) Preschool Stress Relief Project (Atlanta, Georgia); (3) Aroostook Mental Health Center Prevention Project (Caribou, Maine); (4) Community Organizing For Prevention (Lincoln, Nebraska); (5) Primary Prevention in Public Housing (New York, New York); (6) Absentee Prevention Program (Monaca, Pennsylvania); (7) Alternatives For Teens (Middlebury, Vermont); (8) Early Drug Abuse Program (Montpelier, Vermont); (9) Leadership Project (Westminster, Vermont); and (10) Families And Schools Together (Madison, Wisconsin). (NB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Office for Substance Abuse Prevention.