This publication highlights key prevention strategies that target children and their families. Referencing sources from scholars, the publication explains the influence families, schools,...

This brief outlines strategies to help schools implement substance abuse and violence prevention programs. These strategies aim to develop a positive school climate that creates norms inconsistent...

This resource discusses the Multisystemic Therapy approach, a family-based treatment model for adolescents exhibiting serious antisocial behaviors such as violence, delinquency, and substance abuse...

This article discusses the issues of adolescents and prescription drug abuse. It describes ways that adolescents gain access to prescription drugs and provides signs to look for in order to prevent...

This story discusses the challenges faced by Weslaco, Texas School District, whose widespread poverty, drug use, and distance from the Mexican border threatens the safety and success of their...

The legalization of medicinal marijuana in California led more widespread acceptance of the drug use. This raised particular concern of administrators in  North County School district who utilized...

This case example describes a scenario in which a high school principal hears a rumor that one of his students was arrested for underage drinking and possession of drugs at a party over the weekend...

This story describes how a community in northwestern Ohio, Putnam County Educational Service Center (PCESC), built a coalition that includes law enforcement, juvenile justice, community substance...