Programs that Work
Healthy and Safe Children
Youths not using alcohol, tobacco, or illegal drugs
Children and youth not engaging in violent behavior or displaying serious conduct problems
Age of Child
Type of Setting
Out of School Time
Type of Service
Type of Outcome Addressed
Substance Use and Dependence
Evidence Level (What does this mean?)
Other Reviewed Programs
Project Venture is a youth development program designed to prevent substance use and related problems among high-risk American Indian youth and youth from other ethnic groups. The program offers classroom-based problem-solving activities, outdoor experiential activities, adventure camps and treks, and community-oriented service learning.
The Project Venture 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: