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Program Info

Outcome Areas
Healthy and Safe Children

Youths not using alcohol, tobacco, or illegal drugs

Topic Areas

     Age of Child
       Adolescence (13-18)
     Type of Setting
       High School
     Type of Service
       Instructional Support
       Parent Education
       Youth Development
     Type of Outcome Addressed
       Behavior Problems
       Physical Health
       Substance Use and Dependence

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

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Program Overview

Project SUCCESS (Schools Using Coordinated Community Efforts to Strengthen Students) is a school-based program designed to prevent and reduce substance abuse among at-risk high school adolescents ages 14 to 18. The program places trained professionals in schools to provide a full range of substance use prevention and early intervention services including normative and preventive education, counseling and skills training, problem identification and referral, and community-based processes.

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Program Reviews

The Project SUCCESS 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:

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

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