Skip Navigation

Strengthening the evidence for maternal and child health programs

Search Results: MCHLine

Items in this list may be obtained from the sources cited. Contact information reflects the most current data about the source that has been provided to the MCH Digital Library.


Displaying records 1 through 5 (5 total).

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. 2014. Drug use, illicit: Primary care interventions for children and adolescents. Rockville, MD: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, multiple items.

Johnston LD, O'Malley PM, Bachman JG, Schulenberg JE. 1993-. Monitoring the Future: National survey results on drug use, 1975-__. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan, Institute for Social Research, annual.

Annotation: These reports are produced annually to present the results of the Monitoring the Future survey which is taken to ascertain the levels of use and attitudes about licit and illicit drugs. Volume 1 contains information on secondary school students; volume 2 covers college students and young adults. Each volume includes a summary of the key findings and provides information on the prevalence of drug use, trends in drug use, and attitudes and beliefs about drugs.

Keywords: Adolescents, Alcohol use, Attitudes, Behavior, College students, Drug abuse, High school students, Recreational drug use, Surveys, Tobacco, Young adults

Polaris Research and Development and Urban and Rural Systems Associates. 1984. Prevention Plus: Involving Schools, Parents, and the Community in Alcohol and Drug Education. Washington, DC: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 324 pp.

Annotation: This document describes models of community alcohol and drug prevention programs which were presented at Prevention Plus conferences nationwide. Each of the models meets the following criteria: a comprehensive youth alcohol and other drug education program; prevention and early intervention programs are included; prevention approaches are well documented; prevention approaches are state of the art. In addition, this guide contains curriculum information and information about programs for parents and community members. The appendixes include information about model risk programs sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and other prevention ideas which have been sent to the Department of Health and Human Services in response to the Secretary's Initiative on Teenage Alcohol Abuse.

Contact: U.S. Government Publishing Office, 732 North Capitol Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20401, Telephone: (202) 512-1800 Secondary Telephone: (866) 512-1800 Fax: (202) 512-2104 E-mail: contactcenter@gpo.gov Web Site: http://www.gpo.gov Available in libraries.

Keywords: Adolescent health, Alcohol consumption attitudes, Alcohol consumption behavior, Alcohol education, Alcoholic beverages, Alcoholism, Attitudes, Behavior, Drug abuse, Drug addiction, Drug education, Recreational drug use, Substance abuse prevention

Ross Laboratories. 1983. Adolescent substance abuse: Report of Fourteenth Ross Roundtable on Critical Approaches to Common Pediatric Problems. Columbus, OH: Ross Laboratories, 81 pp.

Annotation: This report on Adolescent Substance Abuse resulted from the Fourteenth Ross Roundtable. The program was designed to address the needs of pediatricians, family practitioners, and allied health care workers who deal with adolescents involved in substance use, particularly of alcohol and marijuana.

Contact: Ross Laboratories, Consumer Relations, 625 Cleveland Avenue, Columbus, OH 43215-1724, Telephone: (800) 227-5767 Secondary Telephone: (614) 624-7485 Contact Phone: (614) 227-3333 Web Site: http://www.ross.com

Keywords: Adolescent attitudes, Adolescent behavior, Alcohol abuse, Alcohol consumption attitudes, Alcohol education, Attitudes, Behavior, Drug abuse, Drug addiction, Marijuana, Recreational drug use

Pollin W. 1980. Health consequences of marijuana use. Washington, DC: National Institute on Drug Abuse, 7 pp.

Annotation: This statement by the director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse was given before the Subcommittee on Criminal Justice in 1980. William Powell, the director, points out nine health consequences of marijuana use: effects on intellectual functioning; driving and skills performance; cardiovascular effects, pulmonary effects; the immune response; brain damage research; psychopathology; reproductive effects; and chromosome abnormalities.

Keywords: Marijuana, Recreational drug use, Substance abuse

   

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.