For some decades now students have been given lessons about drugs in school in the belief that education about drugs can change their behaviour.
This publication documents the experience of more than 100 community-based organisations in Southern Africa, Southeast Asia and Eastern Europe-in planning a prevention response to substance abuse among the youth of their communities.
The Global Initiative on Primary Prevention of Substance Abuse (Global Initiative) is jointly executed by the United Nations International Drug Control Programme (UNDCP) and the World Health Organization (WHO). Implementation began in June 1997.
This training guide was developed by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) to support the efforts of government, civil society institutions and youth work personnel, engaged in training young people on development issues.
This parents' guide offers tips and techniques for talking easily and openly with children ages 8 to 12 about sex, HIV/AIDS, violence, and drugs and alcohol.
La problématique des enfants de la rue face aux drogues et au VIH/sida est indissociable du contexte dans lequel ces deux questions se développent ; la première partie du document y est consacrée.