By Lawrence M. Scheier
Drug abuse is an enormous societal challenge that damages members and groups psychologically, bodily, socially, and economically. a method to mitigate those results is to avoid drug abuse earlier than it starts off, and there's strong proof that this is performed successfully. The target of this ebook is to assist researchers, practitioners, and coverage makers hinder drug abuse, basically between kids who both haven't used medicines earlier than or have simply began utilizing them.
Highlighting the massive strides that prevention technology has made long ago few a long time and what nonetheless should be larger understood, Lawrence Scheier, editor of the guide of Drug Use Etiology, has collected eminent specialists from quite a few disciplines to create this finished source. jointly, they distill what we all know approximately potent courses and describe suggestions to capitalize on protecting elements and curtail probability components in teenagers; hinder negative self-regulation and behavior problems, which could bring about drug abuse; advertise confident switch in households, faculties, and bigger groups; and enforce wide-scale and unique media campaigns.
The evidence-based drug prevention courses and methods defined during this e-book may also create secondary advantages through bettering total healthiness and wellbeing in contributors and groups.