week 7 discussion questions 5
Does spirituality serve as a protective factor against substance use? Are individual protective factors affected by the presence, or lack thereof, of a structured belief system? Explain your response.
Conduct research regarding prevention programs, such as D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education). Based on the research, how effective have these programs been? In regards to substance use and addiction prevention, what is more influential for youth, family or outside education programs? Generally speaking, is it probable for programs to be successful without family support and vice versa? Explain your response.