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Welcome to the National Families in Action Guide to the Drug Prevention
Movement. This guide contains a record of the thousands of parent groups
across America who organized in the late 1970s to prevent children from
becoming involved with illicit drugs, alcohol, and tobacco. How they achieved
a two-thirds reduction in the monthly use of all drugs between 1979 and
1992 is the story chronicled here.
overview of the drug prevention movement and what it has achieved.
purpose, goals, and strategies of the drug prevention movement.
list of local, state, and national drug prevention organizations that
have worked to prevent drug use, drug abuse, drug addiction, and drug-related
deaths since the late 1970s. Click links for organizational profiles.
list of people who have worked to prevent drug use and drug problems.
Click links for individual profiles.
list of prevention publications that are helpful to parents, children,
and families in preventing drug abuse. Click links to read reviews.