© 2023 by Coach.Corp. Proudly created with Wix.com

PROSPER: The Most Effective Prevention Program Ever?

January 11, 2018

A new drug and alcohol prevention program, PROSPER, has published its 6.5 years follow-up data. Based on the well designed and randomized methodology,  it is showing significant results compared to other approaches.  At the 6.5-year follow-up (end of 12th grade) it demonstrated community-wide reductions of 10-35% in illicit drug use initiation by youth who were non-users in 6th grade (prior to program delivery). It also achieved moderate reductions in substance use for the full sample – non-users and users (e.g., 14% lower likelihood of past-month cigarette use).  Interestingly, delaying onset of drug and alcohol involvement, so predictive on subsequent using careers, was very compelling in this study.

 

To reading a Findings critical appraisal of the approach click here.

 

For the PROSPER homepage click here.

 

For the PROSPER blueprints click here

 

For an independent summary click here.

Please reload

Featured Posts

Infection: What Role Does it Have in Schizophrenia?

January 14, 2020

1/8
Please reload

Recent Posts

February 12, 2020

December 19, 2019

Please reload

Search By Tags
Follow Me