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Drug abuse prevention: organizational and methodical aspects

DRUG ADDICTION PREVENTION AMONG YOUTH: SCIENTIFIC AND PRACTICAL PROJECT

A. Lopez-Blasco

* Originally in Russian:
Lopez-Blasco, A. (2002). Drug addiction prevention among youth: scientific and practical project. In: Drug abuse prevention: organizational and methodical aspects. Concluding materials of the international project, pp. 49–73. Kharkiv: Finart.

In the publication is considered the condition of public consciousness of modern Spain, the attitude of mass-media in relation to young people consumption of alcohol and illegal drugs. There is a conclusion about controversial tendencies: from one side, the problem itself not denied and there are anxious moods of the publicity, and from the other side drug abusers consider as “consumers”. Was described specifically Spanish phenomenon night life of Spanish youth, mostly during the week-ends, when arise bigger part of drug and alcoholic incidents.

In the publication is given the data about the level of alcohol and illegal drug consumption by youth and about information channels about that or those drug substances. The author makes the conclusion about expediency of different forms of drug abuse prevention.

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