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Can We Build an Efficient Response to the Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic? Assessing the Cost Effectiveness of Universal Prevention in the PROSPER Trial

Description
Reports on a study evaluating the effectiveness and the cost-effectiveness of 4 universal evidence-based-preventive-interventions (EBPIs) in reducing nonmedical prescription opioid use. Sample population included 6th grade school children from 28 rural public school districts, evenly divided between Iowa and Pennsylvania. Families were offered a single family-based intervention program in 6th grade, and 1 of 3 school-based intervention programs in 7th grade.
Author(s)
D. Max Crowley, Damon E. Jones, et al.
Location
Preventive Medicine, 62, 71-77
Date
05/2014
Type
Document
Tagged as
Children and youth · Families · Prescription drug abuse · Statistics and data · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention