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Drugs & Substance Abuse

Prevention & Education

Substance abuse prevention and education programs aim to prevent individuals, particularly juveniles, from the harmful physical, social, and psychological consequences of drug and alcohol use or abuse. These programs, which may be implemented in communities, schools, faith-based settings, or the home, often seek to educate young people about the dangers posed by drugs and alcohol and change the behaviors that may lead to their abuse.

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Alternative Sentencing Policies for Drug Offenders: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Kansas Senate Bill 123, Final Report, NIJ-Sponsored, March 2012
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Alternative Sentencing Policies for Drug Offenders: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Kansas Senate Bill 123, Executive Summary, NIJ-Sponsored, March 2012
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Reducing Drinking Among Underage Air Force Members in Five Communities, OJJDP, August 2011
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Substance Use and Delinquent Behavior Among Serious Adolescent Offenders, OJJDP, December 2010
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Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws Program, OJJDP, October 2009
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Questions and Answers

Where can I find resources on drunk driving prevention?
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What can I do to help my friend who I think is using/abusing drugs or alcohol?
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