Salazar, Camerino I.; Firestone, Juanita M.; Price, Michelle A.; Villarreal, Roberto; Guerra, Christina; Harris, Richard J.
March 2006
American Journal of Health Studies;2006, Vol. 21 Issue 1/2, p49
Academic Journal
Underage drinking and its associated consequences, including driving after drinking and riding with a drinking driver, remain a major public health concern to this nation. Underage drinking is also a major contributor to motor-vehicle injuries and fatalities among persons age 15 to 20. School-based alcohol prevention programs are essential in helping to prevent drinking and driving among adolescents. This paper will present methods and results of a preliminary evaluation conducted on a school-based drinking and driving prevention program for high school students that simulates alcohol-related consequences and involves various community elements.


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