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Miller, Suzanne M. – Journal of Drug Education, 1992
Notes that, to deal with problems of substance-exposed infants, California must develop and adopt concerted interagency policy outlining uniform criteria for local health care workers, social service agencies, and educators; consistent guidelines governing interagency exchange of information; and increased prevention and early intervention…
Descriptors: Infants, Prenatal Drug Exposure, Public Policy, Substance Abuse
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Wechsler, Henry; And Others – Journal of Drug Education, 1992
Describes pilot conference held to help New England college newspaper editors perceive importance of their role in educating their peers about substance use and other health-related issues and to offer concrete suggestions regarding how they can incorporate these topics into an activist campus press. (Author/NB)
Descriptors: College Students, Drug Use, Editors, Higher Education
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Emboden, William A. – Journal of Drug Education, 1988
Recognizes historical and contemporary patterns of substance use and abuse and points out error in believing psychoactive natural substances to be reasonably safe. Presents diverse genera and species of plants which are now in use and which produce psychoactive effects. Recommends that practitioners be aware of chemicals from natural sources and…
Descriptors: Drug Abuse, Drug Use, Substance Abuse
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Aguilar, Teresita E.; Munson, Wayne W. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1992
Illustrates associations between substance abuse and leisure experiences. Presents rationale for leisure interventions for adolescents designed to remediate this social and behavioral problem. Suggests leisure education and counseling for inclusion in prevention or intervention strategies for substance abuse. Provides recommendations for…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcohol Abuse, Counseling, Drug Abuse
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James, Mark R.; Townsley, Robin K. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1989
Discusses how music, occupational, and recreation therapies can contribute to comprehensive treatment programs for chemical dependency. Sees prime contribution of activity therapy as lying in nature of experiential education, applying insight gained in counseling sessions and discussion groups to practical real-life situations. (Author/NB)
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Drug Rehabilitation, Music Therapy, Occupational Therapy