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Kensinger, Weston; Woolsey, Conrad; Divin, Amanda; Tapps, Tyler – Drugs: Education, Prevention & Policy, 2014
Aims: Strategic energy drink marketing continues to target college students despite this group already being identified as high-risk for experiencing negative consequences. To better understand and predict drinking behaviors and to develop more effective prevention programs, this study examined students alcohol-only and combined-use positive…
Descriptors: College Students, Drinking, Student Motivation, Identification
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Bojko, Martha J.; Mazhnaya, Alyona; Makarenko, Iuliia; Marcus, Ruthanne; Dvoriak, Sergii; Islam, Zahedul; Altice, Frederick L. – Drugs: Education, Prevention & Policy, 2015
Aims: Opioid substitution therapy (OST) is an evidence-based HIV prevention strategy for people who inject drugs (PWIDs). Yet, only 2.7% of Ukraine's estimated 310,000 PWIDs receive it despite free treatment since 2004. The multi-level barriers to entering OST among opioiddependent PWIDs have not been examined in Ukraine. Methods: A multi-year…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Barriers, Access to Health Care, Drug Therapy
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Atkinson, Amanda Marie; Sumnall, Harry; Measham, Fiona – Drugs: Education, Prevention & Policy, 2011
Aims: This study analysed the depiction of alcohol in an online government partnered social marketing campaign: Hollyoaks "The Morning After the Night Before". This was a new initiative, providing Internet-delivered episodes of a popular terrestrial drama targeted at young people. Methods: All the 12 episodes were coded for "visual…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Drinking, Young Adults, Marketing
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Hackley, Chris; Bengry-Howell, Andrew; Griffin, Christine; Mistral, Willm; Szmigin, Isabelle – Drugs: Education, Prevention & Policy, 2008
In this article, we critically reflect on the constitution of the UK's alcohol problem in the government's "Safe, Social, Sensible" policy document, referring to findings from a 3-year ESRC funded study on young people, alcohol and identity. We suggest that discursive themes running throughout "Safe, Sensible, Social" include…
Descriptors: Drinking, Cultural Context, Policy Analysis, Public Policy