Ineffectiveness of Fear Appeals in Youth Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug (ATOD) Prevention

Date: June 2008
Type of resource: Report

This report provides information about how the use of scare tactics in prevention efforts is ineffective and potentially harmful.

Strategies to Prevent Binge or Heavy Episodic Drinking Among Adolescents and Young Adults: Using Prevention Research to Guide Prevention Practice

Date: January 2015
Type of resource: General Resource

Provided by SAMHSA, this document summarizes evaluations of prevention strategies and interventions associated with problem drinking. Includes related toolkits.

Effectiveness of School-based Preventive Interventions on Adolescent Alcohol Use: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

Date: 2014
Type of resource: Journal Article

This literature review assesses the effectiveness of universal school-based prevention programs on alcohol use among adolescents.

I Know Everything

Date: 2015
Type of resource: General Resource

Created by the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility, this interactive website provides resources for parents, community members and teenage drivers.

Discuss Alcohol Series

Date: 2015
Type of resource: General Resource

This resource series from the Health Alliance on Alcohol are designed to be a resource for understanding the facts and statistics around specific issues and underage drinking before discussing the topics with teens. Resources include: Teen Driving & Alcohol, Preparing for College Life, Underage Drinking, and Prom & Graduation.