3003.0 Community and National Interventions to Impact Substance Use among Youth

Monday, October 31, 2011: 8:30 AM
This session will examine city, county, state, and national initiatives across the country to directly involve youth in programs whose goal is to prevent substance abuse.
Session Objectives: Describe various programs directly involving youth in substance abuse prevention. Discuss the impact of youth initiated substance abuse prevention programs on subsequent use and abuse.

8:30 AM
A community-based approach to the prevention of inhalant abuse
J. Randy Koch, PhD, G. Wayne Frith and Sharyl Adams
8:50 AM
What do youth contribute to community and school ATOD prevention?
Jennifer Juras, PhD and Maureen Sedonaen, MBA

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
Endorsed by: Public Health Nursing, Community Health Planning and Policy Development

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)