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1 Crime Solutions.gov : Drugs and Substance Abuse
Link: http://www.crimesolutions.gov/TopicDetails.aspx?ID=53 http://www.crimesolutions.gov/TopicDetails.aspx?ID=4
Description: The Office of Justice Programs (OJP) launched CrimeSolutions. gov, a central resource to inform practitioners and policymakers about what works in criminal justice, juvenile justice, and crime-victim services, and to help them integrate these findings into programmatic and policy decisions. The Web site offers a searchable database of 150 evidence-based programs covering a range of justice-related topics, including corrections, courts, crime prevention, substance abuse, juveniles, law enforcement, technology and forensics, and victims. The section on Drugs and Substance Abuse contains three links : Drug and Alcohol Crime and Offenses, Prevention and Education, and Treatment, with lists of programs that are Effective, Promising or Show No Effects.
Subjects: Drug abuse treatment | Evidence-based practice | Prevention evaluation | School-based prevention
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S.
2 Department of Education. Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools
Link: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osdfs/index.html
Description: The Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools (OSDFS) administers, coordinates, and recommends policy for improving quality and excellence of programs and activities that are designed to reduce drug, alcohol and tobacco use, and violence in schools.
Subjects: School-based prevention | Children | Adolescents
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S.
3 Prevention Works in Seattle
Link: http://www.preventionworksinseattle.org/
Description: Prevention Works in Seattle (WINS) is a community coalition formed in 2006 and serving northeast Seattle. Its mission is to prevent underage drinking, youth substance abuse, and associated problems through education, advocacy, and networking with students, families, and the community. Good list of resources on website, and also has a blog with the same name: http://preventionworksinseattle.blogspot.com/
Subjects: Prevention | School-based prevention
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy | Washington State