Drugs and Society by L28387u

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									Drugs and Society


Drug abuse
Drug education
Drug regulation
Drug abuse

   Learned behavior
    – Family models
    – Peer group teaching
      • Subcultural definition
      • Don’t trust authority
    – Media models
    – Positive reinforcement
    – Negative reinforcement
Drug education

   Target audience
    – Those unlikely to use
    – Those likely to use
    – Recreational users
    – Abusers
    – Quitters
Drug education methods
   Provide information
   Develop self-respect
   Develop appropriate attitudes
   Teach alternative strategies and competing
    behaviors
   Apply social influence
    – Peers, parents, and community
    – Provide appropriate models
    – Apply consequences
   The value of delay

								
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