Tools Targeting Youth Marijuana Use

Tools Targeting Youth Marijuana Use Description: The new suite is designed to help practitioners identify which factors are associated with youth marijuana use in their communities and to assist them in selecting appropriate strategies and interventions. It includes detailed descriptions of interventions that have been shown to prevent or reduce marijuana use among youth, along with a complete bibliography of the literature contained in the suite. Throughout the suite, guidance is provided to practitioners on how best to use these tools to meet the prevention needs of their community. The suite includes the following resources: Risk and Protective Factors Associated with Youth Marijuana Use, offering a summary of research findings on factors associated with youth marijuana use. Strategies and Interventions to Prevent Youth Marijuana: An At-a-Glance Resource Tool, providing brief summaries of the strategies and associated interventions. Prevention Programs that Address Youth Marijuana Use, presenting detailed descriptions of substance abuse prevention strategies and associated interventions that have been evaluated to determine their effects on marijuana outcomes. Preventing Youth Marijuana Use: An Annotated Bibliography, providing abstracts for the resources presented throughout the suit
Author: 
SAMHSA's CAPT
Publisher: 
SAMHSA's CAPT
Date Published: 
2014