Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs

In the United States and many other countries, the consequences of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use are staggering.

What Now? Effective and Useful Data Presentation

Project Name: 
Northeast Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (NECAPT)
Funder: 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention

The moderated online course is designed to for state- and community-level prevention practitioners interested in learning effective ways to assemble and use data so that it has meaning for their au

Involving Youth in Your Substance Abuse Prevention Program

Project Name: 
Northeast Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (NECAPT)
Funder: 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention

This moderated, online course offers the information and tools practitioners need to involve youth in all aspects of their prevention programs.

Effective Strategies: Building Blocks of Prevention

Project Name: 
Northeast Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (NECAPT)
Funder: 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention

This moderated, online course is designed to help state- and community-level prevention practitioners incorporate science-based strategies into their prevention efforts.

Don't Judge a Book by Its Cover: Using Feasibility Assessment to Select Prevention Programs

Project Name: 
Northeast Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (NECAPT)
Funder: 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention

This moderated, online course explores three critical aspects of program selection: identifying selection criteria, determining the fit between organizational capacity and program requirements, and

Logic Models: Making Sense of What We Do to Prevent Substance Abuse

Project Name: 
Northeast Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (NECAPT)
Funder: 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention

This online, interactive tool is designed to help substance abuse prevention practitioners develop logic models.

Approaches to Prevention Evaluation

Project Name: 
Northeast Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (NECAPT)
Funder: 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention

This online, interactive tool is designed to help substance abuse prevention practitioners understand what evaluation is all about—why it’s important to evaluate their programs and how

Getting to Know the NOMs

Project Name: 
Northeast Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (NECAPT)
Funder: 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention

This online, interactive tool is designed to help substance abuse prevention practitioners working at the State level understand what the National Outcome Measures (NOMs) are all about—the do

Parenting Practices, Parents’ Underestimation of Daughters’ Risks and Alcohol and Sexual Behaviors of Urban Girls

O’Donnell, L. & Stueve, A. (2008). Parenting practices, parents’ underestimation of daughters’ risks and alcohol and sexual behaviors of urban girls. Journal of Adolescent Health, 42(5), 496-502.

PURPOSE: In urban economically distressed communities, high rates of early sexual initiation combined with alcohol use place adolescent girls at risk for myriad negative health consequences.

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Continued Smoking and Smoking Cessation Among Urban Young Adult Women: Findings from the Reach for Health Longitudinal Study

Stueve, A. & O’Donnell, L. (2007). Continued smoking and smoking cessation among urban young adult women: Findings from the reach for health longitudinal study. American Journal of Public Health 97(8), 1408-1411.

We examined smoking and smoking cessation among 538 young inner-city women who had been followed from early adolescence to young adulthood.

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