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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume V, Number 2 (Substance Abuse Issue)
(NCJ 173425) December 1998
OJJDP Juvenile Justice Journal, Journal, 38 page(s)
 
Presents three articles that describe efforts to combat substance abuse by youth. The first is an interview with Karol Kumpfer, Director of the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, in which she conveys the message that "Prevention Works." The second article, "The Promise of Juvenile Drug Courts" by Robin Kimbrough, describes the value of juvenile drug courts to juvenile courts that must work with growing caseloads and shrinking resources. In the third article, Andrew Treno and Harold Holder report promising initial findings for "Environmental Approaches to Reducing Underage Drinking."
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