Do drug prevention effects persist into high school? How project ALERT did with ninth graders.

@article{Bell1993DoDP,
  title={Do drug prevention effects persist into high school? How project ALERT did with ninth graders.},
  author={Robert M. Bell and Phyllis L. Ellickson and Edmund R Harrison},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={1993},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={463-83}
}
BACKGROUND This article reports follow-up results during grade 9 for a multisite drug prevention program that curbed both marijuana and cigarette use during junior high. Based on the social influence model of prevention, the curriculum sought to motivate young people against drug use and to teach them skills for resisting pro-drug pressures. METHODS Thirty schools drawn from eight urban, rural, and suburban communities in California and Oregon were randomly assigned to three experimental… CONTINUE READING

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