Finding Quality, Reality-Based Drug Education and Counseling for California’s Teens

The Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) recommends providing youth with honest, comprehensive drug education focused on empowering them to assess risky situations and make choices that reduce potential harm. Research by prevention and drug education experts suggests that the criteria outlined in this guide contribute to program effectiveness. School districts and law enforcement officers should use this to select effective, evidence-based programs that will best meet the needs of the youth they serve.
Real Drug Education