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A Qualitative Exploratory Study of Substance Abuse Prevention Outcomes in a Heterogeneous Prevention System.
Clapp, John D.; Early, Theresa J. – Journal of Drug Education, 1999
Reports on Nevada's substance abuse prevention programs for youth. The overall prevention system in the state espouses a "risk and resiliency" approach. Analysis of the programs, using a focus group methodology, yields findings about potential outcomes as well as implicit program theories. Implications for planning and further evaluation…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Drinking, Focus Groups, Intervention
An Alcohol and Drug Education Needs Assessment Survey among 4-H Youth in Isolated, Rural Northeast Nevada.
Smith, Marilyn G.; Hill, George C. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1994
Researchers examined the extent of drug and alcohol use among 255 4-H youth. When results were compared to local school surveys, no statistically significant differences emerged between 4-H members' drug and alcohol use and student use. Seventy percent of 4-H members indicated that 4-H had influenced their attitudes about substance use. (RJM)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcohol Abuse, Children, Comparative Analysis