Do school drug prevention programs work?

Answer On One Hand: Limited ResultsResearcher David J. Hanson reports that while more than 36 million students around the world receive Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) each year, studies and evalua... Read More »

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Do drug programs in elementary schools really work?

On One Hand: Some Programs do not WorkAccording to a report by the Surgeon General, the DARE program, which teaches children in grades five and six about drug prevention, has no significant effect,... Read More »

What is drug prevention?

Drug prevention is the concept of educating individuals, especially children, as to the dangers of illegal drug usage. Prevention of a problem is shown to be easier than reactionary solutions.At H... Read More »

Drug Prevention in Public Schools?

Public schools employ a variety of strategies to combat drug abuse among students. According to the Monitoring the Future Study conducted in 2007, though drug use among middle and high school stude... Read More »

Elementary Drug Prevention Lessons?

Elementary school students begin to develop life skills and learn about the world around them through educational initiatives. Many parents and teachers also feel that students should begin to lear... Read More »