Date of Award


Document Type

Master's Project

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)


STEM Education & Professional Studies


Occupational and Technical Studies

Committee Director

Ritz, John M.


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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