ERIC Number: EJ370214
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Effective School-Based Approaches to Drug Abuse Prevention.
Hansen, William B.
Educational Leadership, v45 n6 p9-14 Mar 1988
Among preadolescents, use of "gateway" substances (tobacco, alcohol, and marijuana) is rare. By high school, most students have normally established habits of use or nonuse. Because the occurrence of first and experimental use is most frequent during the years around puberty, programs targeting sixth and seventh grades seem most promising. Includes 21 references. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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