Date of Award
Master of Science (MS)
STEM Education & Professional Studies
Occupational and Technical Studies
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.
Lassiter, Darrell M., "The Impact of Drug Abuse Resistance Education in Portsmouth, Virginia from 1987-1994" (1995). OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers. 345.