Tag Archive for prevention

Prevention

What is Prevention? There are three types of prevention: Primary prevention This means trying to stop people using drugs before they have started using them. Secondary prevention This means trying to stop or reduce the harm that people do to…

Education/Prevention – tobacco

Stoptober 2016 campaign evaluation, 2017 Stoptober is a major annual event to encourage smokers to quit for 28 days in October – with the aim of stopping smoking permanently. This document measures the impact of Stoptober in 2016, its fifth…

Education/Prevention – alcohol

New guidelines of CAYT repository of impact studies, 2016 CAYT‘s primary aim is to provide education and prevention practitioners with evidence of what has proved – or is promising – to be of good practice; to highlight those programmes showing…

Education/Prevention – drugs

Alcohol and drug education in 2017: our findings Improvements in PSHE provision, especially alcohol and drug education, are essential to ensuring students’ academic, personal and social wellbeing is supported. This report indicates that little has changed in the thinking of…

What’s the Government doing about drugs?

Drug strategy 2017 The drug strategy 2017 sets out how the government and its partners, at local, national and international levels, will take new action to tackle drug misuse and the harms it causes | Home Office, UK Here are the…

How effective are media campaigns?

Trying to determine whether people have changed their drug taking because they saw a campaign is near impossible to measure. Many surveys about drugs show that most people’s main source of information about drugs is the popular media. Most media…