Educational or Curriculum


Initiative Description: Alcohol module: cross-validation of a school-based prevention program for alcohol misuse. The alcohol intervention had a harm minimization approach and consisted of six 40 min lessons aimed at decreasing alcohol misuse. Each lesson includes two sections: the first is a 15–20 min computer-based lesson and the second consists of class activities.

Study Results: Decreased alcohol consumption & increased knowledge

Reference: Newton, N. C., Vogl, L. E., Teesson, M., & Andrews, G. (2009). Climate schools: Alcohol module: Cross-validation of a school-based prevention programme for alcohol misuse. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 43(3), 201–207.

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good