Substance Use Prevention
Create a discussion regarding the prevention of substance use among youth. Include the following in your post:
- Analyze risk and protective factors that influence this behavior.
- Develop a plan that incorporates various cessation and prevention strategies.
- Find your own research on programs that are geared toward youth.
- Discuss efficacy rates and factors that may improve them.
- Assess the ethical and legal factors associated with working with youth who have substance-use issues. Utilize your own state laws in your discussion (for example, disclosure to parent or guardian).
- Provide validation and support for assertions by including relevant examples and supporting evidence.
Respond with a minimum of 250 words, not including restatement of questions or the reference section. Include adequate depth and scholarly understanding of concepts appropriate for this level of education. Go beyond summarizing concepts—utilize aspects of critical thinking and advanced application, including additional investigation and research.