Raising Healthy Children
Initiative Description: longitudinal preventive intervention consisting of four key domains: (a) teacher training and one-on-one classroom-based coaching (each teacher recieved 3 visits per year) (b) individual student intervention strategies (average of ~28 contacts/student) (c) universal peer intervention strategies, (d) familty intervention strategies with an average of 12 contacts/family resulted in reduced alcohol and cannabis use for intervention students.
Study Results: Decreased alcohol and cannabis consumption.
Reference: Brown, E. C., Catalano, R. F., Fleming, C. B., Haggerty, K. P., & Abbott, R. D. (2005). Adolescent substance use outcomes in the raising healthy children project: a two-part latent growth curve analysis. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 73(4), 699-710.
Level of Evidence: Very Good