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Seo, Dong-Chul; Torabi, Mohammad R. – Journal of Drug Education, 2007
There has been no research linking implementation of a public smoking ban and reduced incidence of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) among nonsmoking patients. An ex post facto matched control group study was conducted to determine whether there was a change in hospital admissions for AMI among nonsmoking patients after a public smoking ban was…
Descriptors: Patients, Smoking, Hospitals, Counties
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Alter, Randi J.; Jun, Mi Kyung; J-McKyer, E. Lisako – Journal of Drug Education, 2007
To reduce problems associated with youth substance use, Indiana developed funding streams and infrastructure to facilitate coordination of statewide prevention efforts. These prevention efforts aimed at youth include programming in the non-school hours. To examine the relationship between these efforts and youth substance abuse, students…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Prevention, Drinking, Programming
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Hobson, Charles J.; McCarthy, Heather; Murff, Sherice; Thomas, Adrienne; Rosetti, Desila; Murillo, Natalie G. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2009
A "train-the-trainer" workshop was developed to evaluate and enhance presentational skills and offered to 14 youth in grades 6-12 and 9 administrators from youth-focused community agencies in Indiana. Upon workshop completion, 7 youth and 6 adults functioned as presenters of a 1 1/2-hour module on refusal and resistance skills to 95…
Descriptors: Workshops, Youth, Adults, Administrators
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Hutchinson, Roger L.; Little, Tom J. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1985
Discusses the results of a survey of alcohol and drug usage among 9- to 13-year-old children (N=2,107) in central Indiana as well as sociological concerns regarding this trend. Gives suggestions for counselors that would affect this problem. (Author/BH)
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Counselor Role, Drinking, Drug Abuse