Accession Number : ADA188837

Title :   Drug Abuse Prevention. Further Efforts Needed to Identify Programs that Work.

Corporate Author : GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC HUMAN RESOURCES DIV

PDF Url : ADA188837

Report Date : Dec 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 64

Abstract : This report, requested by the Chairman and Ranking Minority Member of the House Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control, discusses federal efforts in drug abuse prevention and education activities. Specifically, GAO was asked to determine how the federal government provides leadership and coordination, the federal agencies involved in these activities, how much they were spending and for what types of programs and activities, how much they were spending and for what types of programs and activities, and how programs and activities are evaluated for effectiveness.

Descriptors :   *DRUG ABUSE, *PREVENTION, *DRUG ADDICTION, *PLANNING PROGRAMMING BUDGETING, EDUCATION, LEADERSHIP, MINORITIES, PUBLIC HEALTH, DRUG USERS

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
      Administration and Management

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE