Programs that Work
Keep A Clear Mind (KACM)
Healthy and Safe Children
Youths not using alcohol, tobacco, or illegal drugs
Age of Child
Middle Childhood (9-12)
Type of Setting
Type of Service
Type of Outcome Addressed
Substance Use and Dependence
Evidence Level (What does this mean?)
Other Reviewed Programs
Keep a Clear Mind (KACM) is a take-home drug education program designed to influence known risk factors for substance use among upper elementary school students ages 8 to 12. The universal program seeks to teach children refusal skills to avoid substance use including "gateway" drugs.
The Keep A Clear Mind (KACM) 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: