Educational or Curriculum

The Michigan Model for Health,5885,7-339-73971_4911_4912_74286—,00.html

Initiative Description: Results focus on students who received seven lessons on alcohol in grade six, and eight lessons on tobacco, alcohol, cannabis, and cocaine in grade seven taught by their regular classroom teachers (after a 6-hour training in the social pressures resistance skills curriculum)

Study Results: Improved knowledge and attitudes regarding substance use

Reference: Shope, J. T., Copeland, L. A., Marcoux, B. C., & Kamp, M. E. (1996). Effectiveness of a school-based substance abuse prevention program. Journal of Drug Education, 26(4), 323–337.

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good