Category: Underage Alcohol Abuse Prevention

Legal Issues
Parenting
Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE)
Reducing Alcohol Abuse
Alcohol Advertising and Underage Drinking
Zero Tolerance

 


Readings

  • (Listing does not imply endorsement)
  • Aquarius Health Care Media. Alcohol Abuse in Teens. DVD video. Sherborn, MA: Aquarius Health Care Media, 2006.
  • Babor, T. F. and Caetano, R. The trouble with alcohol abuse: What are we trying to measure, diagnose, count and prevent? Addiction, 2008, 103(7), 1057-1059.
  • Bakewell, Lisa. Alcohol Information for Teens : Health Tips about Alcohol and Alcoholism including Facts about Alcohol's Effects on the Body, Brain, and Behavior, the Consequences of Underage Drinking, Alcohol Abuse Prevention and Treatment, and Coping with Alcoholic Parents. Detroit, MI: Omnigraphics, 2009.
  • Committee on Regulated Industries. Underage Drinking and Alcohol Abuse on University and College Campuses. Tallahassee, FL: Senate. Committee on Regulated Industries, 2006.
  • Cook, Matthew J. Underage Alcohol Consumption in the United States. Thesis. University of Connecticut, 2008.
  • Eadie, Casandra and Barnett, Guy. Underage Alcohol misuse: Addressing the Costs. Canberra, Australia: Australian National Internship Program, 2004.
  • Fox, Kate. Taskforce on Underage Alcohol Misuse: Report of the Under-18 Panel. London: Portman Group. Taskforce on Underage Alcohol Misuse, 1997.
  • Fuhrer, Sarah J. Education and Prevention of Alcohol Abuse and High Risk Drinking among Underage College Females. Specifically Sorority Women. Moraga, CA: Fuhrer, 2002.
  • Goolsby, Erica. Adolescent Alcohol Abuse. Thesis. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University, 2006.
  • Hanson, David J. Historical Overview of Alcohol Abuse. In Ammerman, Robert T., et al. (Eds.) Prevention and Societal Impact of Drug and Alcohol Abuse. Mahwah, NJ and London, England: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1999.
  • Hazelden. Project Northland: A Community-Wide Program to Prevent Adolescent Alcohol abuse. Center City, MN: Hazelden, 1998.
  • Hoffman, Tara. Adolescent Alcohol Abuse. Thesis. Georgian Court University, 2005.
  • Johnson, K., et al. Mobilizing church communities to prevent alcohol and drug abuse: A model strategy and its evaluation. Journal of Community Practice, 2000, 25(11), 50-56.
  • Latest approaches to preventing alcohol abuse and alcoholism. Alcohol Research & Health, 2000, 24(1), 42-51.
  • Olson, Steve and Gerstein Dean R. Alcohol in America: Taking Action to Prevent Abuse. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1995.
  • Park, Jaehong. Korean American Adolescents' Alcohol Abuse. Thesis. Michigan State University, 2008.
  • Shoultz, J., et al. Culturally appropriate guidelines for alcohol and drug abuse prevention. The Nurse Practitioner, 2001, 36(13), 1959-1971.
  • Schinke, Steven, et al. Alcohol abuse prevention among high-risk youth: Computer-based intervention. Joiurnal of Prevention in the Community, 2004, 29(1-2), 117-130.
  • Skiba, Russell. Zero Tolerance, Zero Evidence. IU Policy Center report (indiana.edu/~safeschl/ztze.pdf)
  • Skiba, Russell and Reece Peterson. The dark side of zero tolerance. Phi Delta Kappa International, January, 1999.
  • Snider, Laureen. Zero Tolerance Reversed. In: What s a Crime? Vancouver: U. of British Columbia Press, 2004.
  • Stewart, Gailo B. Drowning in a Bottle: Teens and Alcohol Abuse. Mankato, MN: Compass Point, 2009. (Juvenile readership)
  • Young, S.Y. Risky alcohol use, age of onset of drinking, and adverse childhood experiences in young men entering the US Marine Corps. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 2006, 160(12), 1207-1214.
  • Zero tolerance. Western Standard, (Canada), August 19, 2009.
  • Zero tolerance. (schoolsecurity.org/trends/zero_tolerance.html)
  • Zero tolerance, zero effect, says expert. Science Daily, September 17, 2009. (sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/09/090916173336.htm)
  • Zero tolerance, zero intelligence. (oblivion.net/oblivion/7/98spr10.html)
  • Zero Tolerance: Information regarding zero tolerance policies for firearms in schools. California Department of Education on Zero Tolerance (cde.ca.gov/ls/ss/se/zerotolerance.asp)
DARE
  • Aniskiewicz, R.E., and Wysong, E.E. Evaluating DARE: Drug education and the multiple meanings of success. Policy Studies Review, 1990, 9(4), 727-747.
  • Banyai, Andrew. Why Lansing's DARE program deserved to die. Lansing City Pulse. lansingcitypulse.com/040114/040114dare.html
  • Barnes, Diane. DARE indoctrination fails to work and ends up endangering our families. Detroit News, April 2, 2000.
  • Becker, H.K., et al. Impact Evaluation of Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE). Journal of Drug Education, 1992, 22, 283-291.
  • Bruni, Joanna L. Targeting for Success: Analysis of Differential Effects of Drug Abuse and Resistance Education (DARE) by Gender and Socioeconomic Level. M.S. thesis, Florida State University, 1998.
  • Buono, David M. Are Evaluations of the Drug Abuse Resistance Education Program Biased? M.A. thesis, Cury College, 2000.
  • Cauchon, Dennis. D.A.R.E. doesn't work: Studies find drug program not effective. USA Today, October 11, 1993.Clayton, Richard R., Anne M. Cattarelo, and Katherine P. Walden. Sensation seeking as a potential medicating variable for school-based prevention: A two-year follow-up of DARE. Health Communication, 1991, 229-239.
  • Clayton, Richard R., A. Cattarello and B. Johnstone. The effectiveness of Drug Abuse Resistance Education (Project DARE): 5-year follow-up results. Preventive Medicine, 1996, 25, 307-318.
  • Cottrell, Christopher W. Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.): An analysis of the Program and Its Evaluations. M.A. thesis, Southern Illinois University, 1996.
  • DeJong, William. A short-term evaluation of project DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education): Preliminary indicators of effectiveness. Journal of Drug Education, 1987, 17(4), 279-294.
  • Dineen, Tana. When it comes to drug abuse prevention programs, "just say no" to feel-good, time-wasters like DARE. tanadineen.com/COLUMNIST/Columns/DARE-ReportMag.htm
  • Dukes, R.L., Ullman J.D., & Stein, J.A. Three year follow-up of Drug Abuse Resistance Education. Evaluation Review, 1996, 20, 49-66.
  • Dukes, Richard L., Judith A. Stern, and Jodie B. Ullman. Long-term impact of Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE): Results of a 6-year follow-up. Evaluation Review, 1997, 21(4), 483-500.
  • Educational Operations Concepts, Inc. An Evaluation of the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) Program in Minneapolis. Saint Paul, MN: Educational Operations Concepts, Inc., 1989.
  • Ellis, Gordon L. An Evaluation of the Drug Abuse Resistance Education Program (D.A.R.E.) in a Suburban School District. M.A. thesis, Muskingum College, 1999.
  • Elwood, Kristina. The Effectiveness of the Drug Abuse Resistance Education Curricular Unit on Sixth Graders' Knowledge, Attitudes and Behavior toward Alcohol Use. M.S.Ed. thesis, University of Kansas, 1991.
  • Ennet, S., D. Rosenbaum, and R. Flewelling. Long-term evaluation of Drug Abuse Resistance Education. Addictive Behaviors, 1994, 19, 113-125.
  • Ennett, S., N. Tobler, C. Ringwalt, and R Flewelling. How effective is Drug Abuse Resistance Education? A meta-analysis of Project DARE outcome evaluations. American Journal of Public Health, 1994, 84, 1394-1400.
  • Fain, John R., and Bohlander, Edward. DARE in Kentucky Schools, 1988-89: An Evaluation of the Drug Abuse Resistance Education Program. Bowling Green, KY: Western Kentucky University, Social Research Laboratory, 1989.
  • Ginn, Anthony C. Evaluation of Drug Abuse Resistance Education. M.S. thesis, University of South Carolina, 1994.
  • Gleeson, Amy T. Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE): A Review of Select Evaluations. M.S. thesis, University of Wisconsin, Stout, 1999.
  • Gotham, Erin K. A Program Evaluation of the D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) Program. M.S. thesis, Kansas State University, 1993.
  • Graham, Nanette. A Study of the Impact of Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Training on Students' Skills to Resist Drug Use. M.S. thesis, University of South Carolina, 1990.
  • Green, Quentin B. Does D.A.R.E. Make a Difference in Students' Attitudes and Behavior toward the Use of Drugs and Alcohol? Ph.D. dissertation, Georgia State University, 2000.
  • Hansen, William B., and McNeal, R.B. How D.A.R.E. works: An examination of program effects on mediating variables. Health Education and Behavior, 1997, 24(2), 165-176.
  • Harmon, Michele A. Reducing the Risk of Drug Involvement among Early Adolescents: An Evaluation of Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE). M.A. thesis, University of Maryland, College Park, 1991.
  • Hawaii State Department of Education. DARE Program Follow-Up Evaluation, 1988. Honolulu, HI: Hawaii State Department of Education, 1989. Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) document number ED 311 325.
  • Hughes, Patty. Comparing the Influence D.A.R.E. has on the Drug Use of Minority 9th Grade Students versus the Impact D.A.R.E. has on the Drug Use of Caucasian 9th Grade Students. Ed.S. thesis, Murray State University, 1998.
  • Hunziker, Keith M. An Assessment of the Chehalis Police Department's Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Program. Ed.D. dissertation, Washington State University, 1995.
  • Johnson, Timmy D. An Assessment of the Effectiveness of a Suburban Police Department's Project DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) Program on Student Knowledge of Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco. Ed.D. dissertation, Wayne State University, 1994.
  • Kanof, Marjorie E. Youth Illicit Drug Use Prevention: DARE Long-Term Evaluations and Federal Efforts to Identify Effective Programs. Washington, DC: General Accounting Office, January 15, 2003.
  • Kleber, Herbert D. Substance Abuse Prevention: Could an Improved D.A.R.E. Program Help Bridge the Gap Between Research and Practice? Washington, DC: National Health Policy Forum, 1999.
  • Kochis, D.S. The Effectiveness of DARE: Does It Work? Glassboro, NJ: Rowan University, Law and Justice Department, 1993.
  • Krovoza, Mary K. An Assessment of the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Program in the Barron Area School District. M.S. thesis, University of Wisconsin, Stout, 1998.
  • Lynam, Donald R., et al. Project DARE: No effects at 10-year follow-up. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1999, 67(4), 590-593.
  • Manos, Michael J., et al. Evaluation of Honolulu Police Department's Drug Abuse Resistance Education Project. Maui, HI: University of Hawaii, School of Social Work, Youth Development and Research Center, 1986.
  • McCormick, Fred C., and McCormick, Eileen R. Final Report: An Evaluation of the Second Year Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Program in Saint Paul. St. Paul, MN: Educational Operations Concepts, Inc., 1991.
  • Miller, David. DARE reinvents itself -- with help from its social-scientist critics. Chronicle of Higher Education, October 19, 2001.
  • Minnesota Institute of Public Health. Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program evaluation: Final report. Minnesota Institute of Public Health, 1997.
  • Mirabella, Salvatore F. The Effectiveness of the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program in urban and rural communities. M.A. thesis, Curry College, 2001.
  • Nyre, G.F. An Evaluation of Project DARE. Los Angeles, CA: Evaluation and Training Institute, 1984.
  • Nyre, G.F. Final Evaluation Report, 1984-1985; Project DARE. Los Angeles, CA: Evaluation and Training Institute, 1985.
  • Oklahoma Criminal Justice Resource Center. An Evaluation of D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) programs across Oklahoma: A pilot study. Oklahoma City, OK: Oklahoma Criminal Justice Resource Center, 1998.
  • Palumbo, D.J., and Ferguson, J.L. Evaluating Gang Resistance Education and Training (GREAT): Is the impact the same as that of Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE)? Evaluation Review, 1995, 19(6), 597-619.
  • Pecchia, David J. Drug Abuse Resistance Education: An Evaluation of the DARE and Counter Act Programs Implemented in Robbinsdale Minnesota Independent School District 281. M.S. thesis, St. Cloud State University, 1991.
  • Perry, C.L. et al. A randomized controlled test of the middle and junior high school D.A.R.E. and D.A.R.E. Plus programs. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 2003, 157(2), 178.
  • Pugh, Tony. DARE course loses backing in some cities. San Jose Mercury News, August 8, 1999.
  • Ringwalt, C.L., Greene, J.M., Ennett, S.T., Iachan, R., Clayton, R.R., and Leukefeld, C.G. Past and Future Direction of the D.A.R.E. Program: An Evaluation Review. Research Triangle Park, NC: Research Triangle Institute, 1994.
  • Ringwalt, C. et al. An outcome evaluation of Project DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education). Health Education Research, 1991, 6, 327-337.
  • Rocky Mountain Behavioral Science Institute. A model for evaluating D.A.R.E. and other prevention programs. News and Views Newsletter, 1995 (Fall).
  • Rosenbaum, Dennis P., and Gordon S. Hanson Assessing the effects of school-based drug education: A six-year multilevel analysis of project D.A.R.E. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 1998, 35(4), 381-412.
  • Rosenbaum, D.P. et al. Cops in the classroom: A longitudinal evaluation of Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.). Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 1994, 31, 3-31.
  • Roth, Carol J. A Study Examining the Impact of Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) and a Comparison Group in a Rural Setting. M.S. thesis, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse, 1992.
  • Silfen, Roberta D. An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the San Antonio Police Department's Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Program. Ed.D. dissertation, Texas A and M University, 1992.
  • Silva, Roberta K. Evaluation of Idaho's DARE: "Drug Abuse Resistance Education" projects. Idaho Department of Law Enforcement, Evaluation Unit, 1995.
  • Swanker, Leigh A. The Drug Abuse Resistance Education Program: Is it It Effective or Just a Misnomer? M.S. thesis, Le Moyne College, 2003.
  • Tombs, Barbara S., et al. Preliminary Evaluation of Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) in Kansas. Topeka, KS: The Council, 1997.
  • United States General Accounting Office. Youth Illicit Drug Use Prevention: DARE Long-Term Evaluations and Federal Efforts to Identify Effective Programs. Washington, DC: GAO, 2003. GAO-03-172R
  • Upton, Jodi. D.A.R.E. doesn't work: Popular anti-drug program not making a difference in metro Detroit - Money can be better spent elsewhere, some experts say. Detroit News, February 27, 2000.
  • Upton, Jodi. D.A.R.E.: Failing our kids. Detroit News, February 27, 2000. Available online at Center for Educational Research and Development.
  • Upton, Jodi. DARE wary of outside reviews. From the outset, founder wasn't interested in researchers' studies about effectiveness. Detroit News, February 27, 2000.
  • Van Burgh, Jill W. A Report of Outcomes of Project D.A.R.E. with Eighth Grade Students. 1995 . (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 423454).
  • Willis, Scott R. Effects of the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Program: A Comparative Study. M.S. thesis, Central Washington University, 1995.
  • Womer, Shannon C. Prevention Effectiveness in School-Based Substance Abuse Prevention Programs and How Drug Abuse Resistance Education Compared (DARE): A Meta-Analysis. M.A. thesis, University of Maryland, College Park, 1998.
  • Wysong, E. et al. Truth and DARE: Tracking drug education to graduation and as symbolic politics. Social Problems, 1994, 41, 448-472.
  • Zagumny, M.J., and Thompson, M.K. (1997). Does D.A.R.E. work? An evaluation in Rural Tennessee. Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1997, 42, 32-41.

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