Date of Award

1995

Document Type

Master's Project

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

STEM and Professional Studies

Committee Director

Ritz, John M.

Abstract

The goals of this study were to: 1. Identify the number of elementary age students in the fifth grade in Portsmouth, Virginia that are receiving Drug Abuse Resistance Education training; 2. Determine the amount of funds being invested by the City of Portsmouth to reduce substance abuse by adolescents and the effectiveness of the current program; 3. Identify any positive change in the juvenile substance abuse related arrests made in Portsmouth, Virginia during the years 1987-1994.

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