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[EMCDDA] (2012) Evidence of efficacy: Prevention interventions for families. Lisbon: European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction.

URL: http://www.emcdda.europa.eu/best-practice/preventi...

Comprehensive family-oriented prevention interventions proved to be effective in reducing substance use (licit and illicit). Home visitation for disadvantaged families showed effects in reducing licit substance use. Interventions aimed at parents only needs to be further investigated.

The EMCDDA Best Practice Portal presents a summary of findings in this area.


Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Review
Drug Type:Alcohol or other drugs in general
Intervention Type:AOD prevention
Source:EMCDDA
Date:May 2012
Publisher:European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction
Place of Publication:Lisbon
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Accession Number:HRB (Not in collection)
Subjects:J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Basic prevention categories > Targeted prevention
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Prevention approach > Family-focused prevention
L Social psychology and related concepts > Marital relations > Family and kinship > Family and substance use > Substance related family problems
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Prevention programme or service
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care administration > Health care quality control
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Prevention outcome
B Substances > Drugs and alcohol in general
L Social psychology and related concepts > Marital relations > Family and kinship > Family structure > Family support
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Social services > Services for family and children
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Substance use prevention

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