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.
Project ALERT is a school-based, multimedia prevention program for middle school students that focuses on alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana use. Lesson content focuses on helping students understand the consequences of drug use, recognize the benefits of nonuse, build norms against use, and identify and resist pro-drug pressures. Students engage in small-group activities, http://legacy.nreppadmin.net/ViewIntervention.aspx?id=62 new skills. The overall goals are abstinence from substance use, improved refusal skills, and changed attitudes about alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana use.
Family Matters is a home-based substance use prevention program designed for youth ages 12 to 14 and their families. Through mailed booklets and telephone consultations with a health educator, families learn to communicate about tobacco and alcohol use, media/peer influences, and general family characteristics and rules. The overall goal is delayed onset or abstinence from alcohol and cigarettes.
Brief Marijuana Dependence Counseling (BMDC) is a therapeutic treatment approach designed for adults with a diagnosis of cannabis dependence. BMDC is implemented by social workers, counselors, or psychologists as a 9-session multicomponent therapy that includes elements of motivational enhancement therapy (MET), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), and case management. The overall goal is abstinence from marijuana.
Chestnut Health Systems- Bloomington Adolescent Outpatient and Intensive Outpatient Treatment Model is a therapeutic intervention designed for youth ages 12 to 18 who meet the American Society of Addiction Medicine’s criteria for Level I or Level II treatment placement. Treatment includes a 14-week skill-building group, weekly group counseling sessions, and an individualized treatment plan. The overall goal is behavioral and emotional change that leads to abstinence from alcohol and drugs.