What Works for Preventing and Stopping Substance Abuse in Adolescents: Lessons from Experimental Evaluations of Programs and Interventions

Research BriefHealthMay 1 2008

This fact sheet synthesizes the lessons learned from experimentally evaluated programs and interventions targeting adolescent and youth substance use from the Child Trends database of experimental evaluations of social interventions for children and youth.  This What Works’ synthesis suggests findings related to both prevention- and cessation-based programs.