A Review on School Based Interventions for Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs (ATOD) in the United States: Can Developing Countries in Africa Adopt these Preventive Programs Based on ATOD Approaches?

@article{Nsimba2012ARO,
  title={A Review on School Based Interventions for Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs (ATOD) in the United States: Can Developing Countries in Africa Adopt these Preventive Programs Based on ATOD Approaches?},
  author={S. E. Nsimba and A. Massele},
  journal={Journal of Addiction Research and Therapy},
  year={2012},
  volume={2012}
}
Substance abuse problems have been a major concern of societies all over the world, including the United States, during last five decades. In the United States, the substance abuse epidemic has been changing its characteristics as to the major drugs of abuse and the populations abusing them and the overall magnitude of the problem can be best described as fluctuating only. Health disparities in drug use are a major public health concern as indicated in the NIDA Health Disparities Initiative… Expand
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