Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs

Reducing Risky Alcohol Use

This manual provides public health professionals with the information, skills, and tools needed to conduct alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention (SBI) so that they can help at-risk drinkers.

Alcohol is the most commonly used drug in the United States and a leading cause of illness and death.

Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention was produced by the American Public Health Association under contract to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation. For more information, contact Anara Guard at aguard@edc.org.

International Curriculum Advocating Tobacco Use Prevention

The tobacco use prevention curriculum we developed for WHO was pilot-tested in India, Ghana, Mexico, and Uruguay in 49 classrooms in 19 different schools.

Tribal Youth Program (TYP)

On behalf of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, HHD provides resources and assistance to OJJDP's Tribal Youth Program (TYP) and Tribal Juvenile Accountability Discretionary Gra

Project: 
Tribal Youth Program (TYP)

Teenage Health Teaching Modules (THTM)

Teenage Health Teaching Modules (THTM) is a successful, nationally-used, comprehensive school health curriculum for grades 6 to 12 that provides adolescents with the knowledge and skills to act in way

Project: 
Teenage Health Teaching Modules (THTM)

Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT)

HHD operates the federal Center for Substance Abuse Prevention’s CAPT which supports regional, state and local level communities to use evidence-based substance abuse prevention programs and strategie

Project: 
Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT)

Higher Education Center

The Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse and Violence Prevention has provided assistance to over 2,700 colleges and universities nationwide.

International Tobacco Use Prevention Curriculum for Students

On behalf of the World Health Organization (WHO), HHD developed and evaluated a curriculum for middle and high school students appropriate for both resource-rich and resource-poor countries.

Project: 
WHO Tobacco Control Curriculum
Funder: 
World Health Organization

Screening and Brief Interventions

HHD is leading the implementation of brief motivational interventions, an approach that has proven to be successful for treating alcohol problems.

Project: 
American Cancer Society Modules
Funder: 
AdCare, Inc. (Massachusetts Department of Public Health)
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Missouri Partners in Prevention
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Oregon State University
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Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board
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St. John’s University

College Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Violence Prevention

To address the problems of dangerous drinking, other drug use, and violent behavior on college and university campuses, the U.S.

Funder: 
U.S. Department of Education, Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools

Developing State and Local Policies and Programs: CAPT

Substance abuse generates an incalculable expense not only for treatment and related illnesses, but also for lost work productivity, crime, domestic violence, homicide and suicide.

Funder: 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention
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