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Local Program Cuts Youth Drinking, Violence: Study

(10/11/2011)

By Genevra Pittman
Reuters
October 6, 2011

A program that helps communities identify and target health risks in young people led to fewer teens drinking, smoking and being delinquent, according to a new report. The "Communities That Care" approach is a way for towns to tailor specific, evidence-based strategies to the needs of their particular kids – but for it to work; the community must dedicate significant time and resources to the cause.

Read the full Reuters article: http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/10/06/us-youth-drinking-idUSTRE79575S20111006


Keywords: local program, cuts, youth, drinking, violence, study



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