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ERIC Number: ED350545
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Juvenile Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse: A Guide to Federal Initiatives for Prevention, Treatment, and Control.
Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Washington, DC.
This guide describes promising programs, projects, and research that address the problem of juvenile alcohol and other drug abuse and lists sponsoring agencies and clearinghouses for further information. It is a comprehensive resource tool on the problem of alcohol and other substance abuse among juveniles, describing programs designed to increase public awareness of the problem; provide education and training to young people and their families, teachers and other adults who work with this population; and improve the ability of juvenile justice and human service agencies to combat drug abuse. It contains information about juvenile alcohol and other drug abuse prevention activities of several federal agencies. Names, addresses, and telephone numbers of persons to contact are provided for each program in the guide. Chapter 1 describes promising programs, projects, and research relating to juvenile alcohol and other drug abuse; chapter 2 focuses on available curricula, training, and technical assistance; and chapter 3 describes relevant publications. Information given in these chapters is organized by primary focus: prevention, treatment, or control. Chapter 4 describes national clearinghouses that offer information on research, programs, and publications and clearinghouses that provide services to hundreds of federal agency grantees. Chapter 5 describes the member agencies of the Coordinating Council and their mission, goals, and priorities. A detailed table of contents lists the names of programs in each chapter and three comprehensive indices list programs by title, target audience, and sponsoring agency. (NB)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Washington, DC.