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...

These communities’ stories illustrate how districtwide partnerships can bring substance abuse prevention into focus, broaden the reach of media campaigns, lead to school and local policy changes,...

This brief outlines strategies to carry prevention activities from the classroom and into the communities to ensure the community has a positive influence on youth. These strategies focus on...