Prevention Benefits Exceed Costs
The Rand Corp. just released the results of its review of school-based prevention efforts, " An Ounce of Prevention, a Pound of Uncertainty: The Cost-Effectiveness of School-Based Drug Prevention Programs". Researchers found that these programs were effective at reducing drug use, but that the effects were modest. A complete text of the report is available on the Rand Web site.
ONDCP Web Activities
The Office of National Drug Control Policy(ONDCP) has developed a list of "101 Ways to Keep Kids Busy This Summer". This list, as well as other parenting content is available on the ProjectkNOw web site.
Also, the ONDCP has developed a drug prevention and education web site targeted at teens and "tweens" ages 9-14. The site is entitled Freevibe and was developed in cooperation with ABC/Disney Online. It focuses on positive uses of time, accurate and realistic education information, and entertainment.
Materiales Sobre el Alcohol, Tabacco, y Otras Drogas Disponible en Espaņol
The Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association has compiled a page of Spanish Language Materials Available on Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug, Materiales Sobre el Alcohol, Tabacco, y Otras Drogas Disponible en Espaņol.
Second National Conference On Women
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is sponsoring the Second National Conference On Women : Life Pathways: Women Healing, Thriving, and Celebrating, June 27-30 in Los Angeles, CA.
Do It Now Foundation/Online
Society for the Study of Addiction
drkoop.com is led by Dr. C. Everett Koop, former U.S. Surgeon General.
Norman Area Prevention Resource Center
Eric's Place, a personal 12-step recovery page
Off Center Writer's Block - Stories about Addiction
Ted Noffs Foundation - adolescent drug treatment in Australia
Walk-In Counseling Center
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