Proceedings of a conference sponsored by the Nat. Institutes of Health in Wash., DC, Sep. 19-20, 1996. Research and community practitioners worked together to review the research on drug abuse prevention; explored its ramifications for individuals, families, and communities; and developed recommendations for future collaborations and applications of this knowledge in settings across the country. Keynote addresses were given by Donna E. Shalala, Ph.D., Sec. of Health and Human Services, and Gen. Barry Barry R. McCaffrey, Dir. of the Office of National Drug Control Policy. Includes a list of conference speakers and panel and work group participants.The evaluation design has just been completed, and the data collection is now under way. ... From this large pool, we have selected 48 grantees, each with an experimental or quasi- experimental design. ... focus is on both intermediate outcomes and outcomes related to lower prevalence [of drug use] among the groups.
|Title||:||National Conference on Drug Abuse Prevention Research, 1996|
|Author||:||Susan L. David|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 2000-07-01|