DrugEd5 Fall 2012 Essay
The textbook pointed out that drug prevention and drug ________ might have different goals and use different approaches.
Primary prevention programs are aimed at
elderly patients that may need medication assistance.
adolescents who require substance abuse treatment.
young people who have not tried drugs.
addicts that require prevention or follow up.
In the public health model, programs designed to reach people who have started using some substances and to prevent them from abusing these substances or moving to more dangerous substances, would be classified as
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The Social Influence Model was first developed in a prison setting with former heroin users.
One of the top programs on SAMHSA's list of effective prevention programs is DARE.
Teaching parenting skills and doing family interaction exercises are components of effective parent and family prevention programs.
Drug use and abuse is a relatively recent development in our society.
The Montana Meth Project, an ad campaign that exaggerates the effects of methamphetamine, has been shown to clearly reduce methamphetamine use.
Before we can evaluate the success of a drug treatment program, we have to understand the program's
Studies of court-ordered referrals to Alcoholics Anonymous versus other types of interventions have
found that none of these approaches is effective.
found that AA is more effective than other approaches.
found that other approaches are more effective than AA.
not found differences in effectiveness between AA and other approaches.
Motivational enhancement therapy has as its goal
helping the user move to another "stage of change."
helping the user "hit bottom."
confronting the user with all of the bad consequences of his or her behavior.
finding alternative activities to draw the user away from the substance.
Giving the user rewards for