This book helps in improving participation in the making of policies that will direct schools as well as the public when it comes to drug abuse as well as determine the effects of programs created to avoid the abuse of drugs.
Throughout the book, the authors of the book who are Richard Wilson and Cheryl Kolander insist on the role which parents, teachers and the broader comminute play in dealing with problematic issues that are related to drugs. The authors have also looked at different aspects that influence the use and abuse of drugs, as well as factors associated with both social and physical environments. There are different ways of planning and implementing an effective drug abuse prevention program through a public health methodology of a classic nature explained to educators, guidance counselors, and educators in public health as well as social workers.
This book combines different ways for the prevention of drug abuse together with an outline of information on drugs, the Second Edition of Drug Abuse Prevention makes available the complete variety of resources needed in the preparation of students for the professional environment in relation to the preventing drug abuse. The authors advise that abuse drug should be organized in an environment which provides a comprehensive health education. In the process, they have created teaching environment with methods necessary for health professionals while at the same time remaining practical about the use of the already established methods. The authors have tried to present different drug abuse prevention programs after assessing the legal and illegal drugs and their effects.
This book is co-authored by Richard Wilson and Cheryl Kolander. Richard Wilson is based at Harvard University and is a professor of physics, while Cheryl Kolander is an associate dean in-charge of Academic Affairs in the college of education and human development as the University of Louisville.