Virginia Family Impact Seminar #2

Substance Abuse Prevention: Policies, Programs and Strategies for Virginia’s Youth

September 23, 2009

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Featured Speakers

Tony Biglan, Director, Center for Prevention of Problems in Early Adolescence, Oregon Research Institute
Substance Abuse Prevention from Birth to Adolescence: Overview of Programs and Policies that Work for Children and Families, in Schools and in Communities

Aleta Meyer, Health Scientist Administrator, Prevention Research Branch, National Institute on Drug Abuse
Perspectives from the National Institute on Drug Abuse: Using Prevention Research to Promote Health and Well-Being in Youth

Patrick Tolan, Director, Center for Positive Youth Development, Professor, Curry School, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
Findings from Substance Abuse Prevention Efforts: Examples of Evidence based Approaches Relevant to the Commonwealth