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Keepin' it R.E.A.L. (Refuse, Explain, Avoid, Leave)


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Program Info

Outcome Areas
Healthy and Safe Children

Indicators
Youths not using alcohol, tobacco, or illegal drugs

Topic Areas

     Age of Child
       Middle Childhood (9-12)
       Adolescence (13-18)
     Type of Setting
       Middle School
       High School
     Type of Service
       Youth Development
     Type of Outcome Addressed
       Physical Health
       Substance Use and Dependence

Evidence Level  (What does this mean?)
Other Reviewed Programs

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Program Overview

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.

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Program Reviews

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:

Find Youth Info

OJJDP Model Programs Guide

SAMHSA's National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP)


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