Homework 3: Drug Prevention. What leads youth to trying illicit drugs? How can parents, teachers, and society at large help youth avoid a life-long struggle with addiction? In this project, you will take an in-depth look at risk factors for drug use and explore different evidence-based prevention efforts. Based on your research, you will discuss how parents, teachers and society can play a role in prevention and argue for its cost-effectiveness.
Hanson, G.R., Venturelli, P.J., & Fleckenstein, A.E. (2018). Drugs and society (13thed).Burlington,MA:Jones&BartlettLearning.