What’s New in Addiction Prevention in Young People-A Literature Review of the Last Years of Research

About the Course:

Addiction prevention is a major public health problem, particularly concerning young people. Despite the consensus that primary prevention is essential, the evaluation of its impact is questioned. The objective of this paper is to assess the latest knowledge of addiction prevention programs for young people. The understanding of the prevention strategies implementation process is discussed as a central element for future research, which will combine stakeholders and researchers. The complexity of the situations and the multifactorial aspects of addiction prevention in young people require a multidisciplinary approach involving the various stakeholders and researchers.

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Cédric Kempf

Laboratoire HESPER EA7425, Université de Lyon–Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Villeurbanne, France

Pierre-Michel Llorca

EA NPsy-Sydo, Université Clermont Auvergne–Université d’Auvergne, Clermont-Ferrand, France; CHU Clermont-Ferrand, Pôle Psychiatrie B, Clermont-Ferrand, France

Frank Pizon

Université Clermont Auvergne – CNRS/SIGMA/Institut Pascal – UMR 6602 – TGI/PEPRADE – ESPE Clermont-Auvergne, Clermont-Ferrand, France

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Acknowledge the prevalence and risk factors of addiction in young people.

  2. Identify the numerous successful programs available to this population.

  3. Apply the programs based on parental availability, type of drugs most available, and program availability.

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Course Number: 102457
Total Credit Hours: 1.5cr
Exam Fee: $10.46
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Format: Online Article
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