Evaluation of an Intranet Based Alcohol Prevention Program in Middle School

The research team is developing and evaluating a computer-based program, implemented as part of the middle school curriculum, to prevent heavy drinking in high school.
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There is a substantial increase in heavy drinking among students between middle school (grades 7 and 8) and high school (grades 9 through 12). Heavy drinking in adolescence is associated with significant physical and neurological consequences. Andrews and her team are developing and evaluating a computer-based program, implemented as part of the middle school curriculum, to prevent heavy drinking in high school.

PROJECT PERIOD

9/25/10 - 6/30/16

FUNDING AGENCY

National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)