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Substance Abuse Prevention

sa_thumbnailPreventing  youth substance abuse requires a comprehensive approach that addresses a range of risk and protective factors.

Monitoring the Future: Overview of Key Finding, 2011

University of Michigan

The 2011 MTF survey encompassed approximately 46,500 eighth-, 10th-, and 12th-grade students in almost 400 secondary schools nationwide.

Alcohol and Other Drug Use and Academic Achievement

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

This fact sheet presents data from the National Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) to show the relationship between alcohol and other drug use and academic achievement.

Celebrating Families!

This 16-week curriculum addresses the needs of children and parents in families that have serious problems with alcohol and other drugs.

Kit for Early Childhood Professionals

Assembled by the National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACoA), this resource provides information on the disease of alcoholism and its effects on children of alcoholic parents.

State Estimates of Underage Alcohol Use and Self-Purchase of Alcohol

This brief presents estimates of past month alcohol use among persons aged 12 to 20 and estimates of self-purchase of alcohol among past month drinkers by State (including the District of Columbia)

Alcohol Use, Depression, and Young People: Implications for Addressing Suicide Risk

Date/Time (ET): 
April 29, 2010 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

This event is an overview of what we know and don

Perceptions of Risk from Substance Use Among Adolescents

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Office of Applied Studies

This brief presents information on adolescents' perceptions of great risk from using various substances. Data are examined by age and gender.

Parent Awareness of Youth Use of Cigarettes, Alcohol, and Marijuana

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

This report using data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health examines parent awareness of youth use of cigarettes, alcohol, and marijuana.