This resource discusses the connections between substance abuse, violence, and emotional disorders amongst children and adolescents. It also details the negative effects that substance abuse imposes...

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 brief addresses the issue of drug abuse among youth and explains ways in which drug abuse can be prevented, as well as evidence-based practices to decrease the number of youth who use alcohol...

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 resource focuses on the risk factors surrounding youth that contribute to violence and the abuse of tobacco, alcohol and other drugs. It also focuses on the protective factors that can help...

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 document contains a form authorizing the release of personal information regarding alcohol and drug abuse treatment to any of the listed agencies. It also contains a section designated to...

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