The well known and widely disseminated Drug Abuse Resistance Programme (D.A.R.E.) consists of 10-20 weekly hour-long lessons run by the police and aiming to reduce substance abuse. When eventually the programme was formally evaluated, there were no significant effects on subsequent drug use among participants. The programme had been running for many years before it [...]
High on the UK pre-election policy agenda, alcohol tax rises have now been reviewed and accepted by a national US panel of experts as a major public health measure to curb excessive alcohol use and related harms.
Adaptation and Testing of the Strengthening Families Programme 10-14 (SFP10-14) for use in the United Kingdom
Young people may suffer significant adverse consequences either directly related to their drug and alcohol use and/or as a result of their lifestyle, influenced by their substance misuse.