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- To cure drug abuse: SC offers assistance programs. // FoodService Director;09/15/97, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p32
Reports how foodservice operators in South Carolina will be able to trim their payroll costs by maintaining a `drug free workplace,' under a legislation signed by the state governor. Credit offered to employers; Requirements needed to benefit from the law.
- Shades of reefer madness. Ferguson, Jill L. // Christian Science Monitor;7/24/98, Vol. 90 Issue 168, p15
Comments on drug prevention advertising in the United States. The need to be realistic and factual in educating teenagers; The author's experience in drug prevention work; The dangers of first-time use; The seriousness of a felony drug possession conviction; Positive role models who are...
- Prevention online. // FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin;Nov96, Vol. 65 Issue 11, p18
Reports on the information services provided by the National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI) on drug abuse prevention and treatment in the World Wide Web.
- Employers' worry over drugs at work prompt program. D'Ambrosio, Michele // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;10/06/97, Issue 322208, p3
Reports on the launch of an initiative by the Fresno Police Department in Fresno, California to help employers fight drug abuse in the workplace. Offer of lessons for managers on how to identify symptoms of drug use; Benefits of the program to employers; Work-related drug and alcohol issues...
- The costs and effects of intensive supervision for drug offenders. Petersilia, Joan; Deschenes, Elizabeth Piper // Federal Probation;Dec92, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p12
Reports on the results on a randomized field experiment to test the effects of an intensive supervision project for drug-involved offenders. Effect of supervision of drug use; Non reduction of recidivism; Higher cost than routine supervision; Redesigning drug supervision.
- Community drug prevention programs show promise. // Public Health Reports;Sep/Oct90, Vol. 105 Issue 5, p543
Assesses the effectiveness of community drug prevention programs in the United States as of September 1990. Includes the Midwestern Drug Abuse Prevention research project in Southern California; Findings on the drug prevention program in Kansas City, Kansas; Program components.
- DARE PROGRAM IN JEOPARDY UNDER NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND ACT. // NCADD Washington Report;Mar2004, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p1
Reports that an act which requires U.S. states to spend government money only on drug abuse prevention programs which have proven to be effective could put the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) programs in jeopardy.
- Are kids learning to `just to say no'? Nifong, Christina // Christian Science Monitor;7/1/96, Vol. 88 Issue 151, p14
Reports that proven drug programs exist, but many schools in the United States still rely on ineffective, short term solutions. Inefficacy of scare tactics; Drug use among teenagers; Test marketing of new marketing materials by Lynn Watkins, project director for Teenage Health Teaching Modules.
- Substance Abuse Prevention Training Available Online. // T H E Journal;Sep2002, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p34
Focuses on the establishment of substance abuse prevention training by Project ALERT Training Online. Use of online program for instructional techniques; Identification of the lesson curriculum in the program; Availability of the training program for middle grade substance abuse prevention...