Programs that Work
Focus on Families
Healthy and Safe Children
Youths not using alcohol, tobacco, or illegal drugs
Age of Child
Early Childhood (0-8)
Middle Childhood (9-12)
Type of Service
Type of Outcome Addressed
Substance Use and Dependence
Evidence Level (What does this mean?)
Other Reviewed Programs
Focus on Families is a family-based intervention program designed to prevent drug-addicted parents' relapse and to reduce the likelihood of substance abuse among their children. The program offers training sessions for parents alone as well as for parents and children together.
The Focus on Families program has not yet been thoroughly reviewed by PPN, but preliminary review suggests it may be effective at improving outcomes for the indicators listed above.
This program is highly regarded by other credible organizations and reviews of the program can be found online at the websites listed below: