Lead & Seed is an intervention for middle and high school youth that is based on SAMSHA’s Strategic Prevention Framework. Lead & Seed is designed to increase youth’s knowledge and problem-solving skills for preventing substance use and substance-related behaviors in their communities, guide them to developing prevention plans, and help them to implement these plans.
AlcoholEdu for High School is an online course designed to increase alcohol-related knowledge, prevent alcohol use and its related consequences (i.e., riding in a car with a driver who has been drinking), and discourage acceptance of underage drinking.
The Meth Project is a free, web-based media campaign and large-scale prevention program aimed at reducing Meth use through public service messaging, public policy, and community outreach. Central to the program is a research-based marketing campaign and community action programs designed to communicate the risks of Meth use.
Above the Influence is a free, web-based media campaign created for the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign, a program of the Office of National Drug Control Policy. The website offers information about drugs, resisting the pressure to use substances, and resources for youth who have questions or need help. The overall goal of the website is to help teens stand up to negative pressures, or influences, especially around initiation of substance use.
Too Good for Drugs (TGFD) is a school-based prevention program for kindergarten through 12th grade that builds on students’ resiliency by teaching them how to be socially competent and autonomous problem solvers. The K-8 curricula each include 10 weekly, 30- to 60-minute lessons, and the high school curriculum includes 14 weekly, 1-hour lessons plus 12 optional, 1-hour “”infusion”” lessons designed to incorporate and reinforce skills taught in the core curriculum. Students learn how to be socially competent and autonomous problem solvers. The overall goal is to increase prosocial behaviors while decreasing intentions to use substances and engage in violence.
Teen Intervene is a school- or community-based intervention program for 12- to 19-year-olds who display the early stages of alcohol or drug involvement. The program is typically administered in an outpatient, school, or juvenile detention setting by a trained professional in three 1-hour sessions conducted 10 days apart. Parents are included in the third session in an effort to support parent-teen communication and support around abstinence goals. The overall goals are for teens to reduce and ultimately end their substance use.