Programs that Work
Keepin' it R.E.A.L. (Refuse, Explain, Avoid, Leave)
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
The Keepin' it R.E.A.L. (Refuse, Explain, Avoid, Leave) program is a video-enhanced intervention that teaches youth ages 10 to 17 to live drug-free lives by building on the existing cultural and communication strengths of the youth, their families, and communities.
The Keepin' it R.E.A.L. (Refuse, Explain, Avoid, Leave) 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: