Literature Review

Initiative Description: Systematic Review of School-Based Alcohol and other Drug Prevention Programs in Europe.

Study Results: “Unplugged” appears to be the prevention program more frequently adopted in Europe, and the one with the best evidence of effectiveness.

Reference: Agabio, R., Trincas, G., Floris, F., Mura, G., Sancassiani, F., & Angermeyer, M. C. (2011). A systematic review of school-based alcohol and other drug prevention programs. Clinical Practice & Epidemiology in Mental Health, 11(1), 102–112.

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good