Preventing adolescent drug use: long-term results of a junior high program.

@article{Ellickson1993PreventingAD,
  title={Preventing adolescent drug use: long-term results of a junior high program.},
  author={Phyllis L. Ellickson and Robert Smith Bell and Kimberly A. McGuigan},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={1993},
  volume={83 6},
  pages={
          856-61
        }
}
OBJECTIVES Although several studies have reported short-term gains for drug-use prevention programs targeted at young adolescents, few have assessed the long-term effects of such programs. Such information is essential for judging how long prevention benefits last. This paper reports results over a 6-year period for a multisite randomized trial that achieved reductions in drug use during the junior high school years. METHODS The 11-lesson curriculum, which was tested in 30 schools in eight… CONTINUE READING

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