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Peña-Purcell, Ninfa; Abdoh, Rashid; Hong, Se-Jung; Collins, David; Johnson, Knowlton – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2021
The Community Readiness Model (CRM) developed and validated by the Tri-Ethnic Center was adapted to identify at-risk communities in six rural Texas counties. Five to six key informants per county were recruited from a variety of community sectors to participate in phone interviews. Paired scorers independently analyzed individual interview…
Descriptors: Models, Drug Abuse, Prevention, Rural Areas
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Dunn, Michael S.; Yannessa, John F. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2020
Research has found that adolescents who report being gay, lesbian, or bisexual (i.e., sexual minorities) are at higher risks for using alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs (ATOD). Although there are numerous studies that have identified health disparities among sexual minority youth as a whole, few have assessed whether teens who report bisexuality…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Drug Abuse, Alcohol Abuse, Smoking
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Boyas, Javier F.; Marsiglia, Flavio F. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2019
The present study describes results of a randomized three-group repeated measures study that examined whether augmenting a culturally-based parent education program (Familias) can strengthen the effects of a youth intervention (kiR) in reducing rates of alcohol consumption among Latinx adolescents. A stratified random sample of 462 Latinx early…
Descriptors: Drinking, Hispanic Americans, Correlation, Parent Education
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Cheney, Marshall K.; Vesely, Sara K.; Aspy, Cheryl B.; Oman, Roy F.; Tolma, Eleni L. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2018
The prospective associations between negative life events (NLEs) and adolescent alcohol use was examined using the Youth Asset Study. Participants (n = 1040 adolescents, mean age = 15.8 years) completed annual interviews which included a life events scale and alcohol use in the last 30 days. Family structure and parent education were assessed as…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescent Development, Drinking, Correlation