Drug Use and Abuse Prevention and Treatment

Drug Use and Abuse Prevention and Treatment - Drug Use and...

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Drug Use and Abuse Preventing Substance Abuse
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Prevention Types of Prevention Primary Prevention Preventing initial use Targeted at young people who have not yet tried drugs or have minimally used Secondary Prevention Targets people who have used Prevent dependence or harsher drugs Tertiary Prevention “Relapse prevention”
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Prevention Types of Prevention Universal Prevention Programs to reach the entire population Selective Prevention Programs to reach those at higher risk Poor academic performance, neighborhood risk Indicated Prevention Programs for those who have shown signs of prob. Young people who have started smoking
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School Based Initiatives “Knowledge-Attitude-Behavior” Knowledge from experts to teachers and then to students This would change attitudes of students Behavior would be modified accordingly Studies showed that there was an actual increase in the amount of drugs used after the program, but not dramatic
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2009 for the course HED 280 taught by Professor Ficklen during the Spring '09 term at Sam Houston State University.

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