Handbook on Drug Abuse Prevention: A Comprehensive Strategy to Prevent the Abuse of Alcohol and Other Drugs / Edition 1

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*HA13, Handbook on Drug Abuse Prevention: A Comprehensive Strategy to Prevent the Abuse of Alcohol and Other Drugs, Robert H. Coombs(UCLA School of Medicine), Douglas M. Ziedonis(Yale University School of Medicine), 37755-6, 608 pp., 7 x 9 1/4, 0-133-77557-7, casebound, 1995, $20.00nk, January*/This hard-hitting handbook addressing substance abuse is comprised of chapters written by a variety of leading experts in the drug prevention/treatment field. This volume specifies proven and effective techniques, critiques ineffective and counterproductive approaches, and proposes options for retaliation against the on-going war.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780133775570
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
  • Publication date: 2/13/1995
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 608
  • Product dimensions: 7.27 (w) x 9.61 (h) x 1.03 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1 Introduction 1
Ch. 1 Prevention: The (Lauded) Orphan of Drug Policy 3
Ch. 2 Principles of Prevention 19
Pt. 2 Systems-Oriented Prevention Strategies and Programs 45
Ch. 3 Law Enforcement and Regulatory Agencies 47
Ch. 4 Local Government and Community Organization 69
Ch. 5 Schools 93
Ch. 6 Health Care Providers 121
Ch. 7 Employers 139
Ch. 8 Religious Organizations 159
Ch. 9 Voluntary Organizations 181
Ch. 10 Sports Organizations 197
Ch. 11 Advertising Industry 217
Ch. 12 Mass Media 249
Pt. 3 Client-Oriented Prevention Strategies and Programs 265
Ch. 13 College Students 267
Ch. 14 Helping Professionals 299
Ch. 15 Children and Adolescents 321
Ch. 16 Pregnant Women and Their Newborns 337
Ch. 17 Offspring of Alcoholics and Other Addicts 361
Ch. 18 Ethnic Minorities 379
Ch. 19 Inner-City Youth 411
Ch. 20 The Elderly 429
Ch. 21 Psychiatric Patients 445
Pt. 4 Controversial Prevention Issues 471
Ch. 22 Drug Testing 473
Ch. 23 User Accountability 491
Ch. 24 Legalizing/Decriminalizing Drug Use 509
Epilogue 527
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