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Health Promotion in Prevention of Drug Abuse: Guideliness for Primary Prevention of Drug Abuse, Attitude and Behaviour of Youngsters – Case Study Macedonia

Oncheva, Silvana ; Donev, Doncho

Published in: Programmes for Training on Research in Public Health for South Eastern Europe. Vol. 4: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention: A Handbook for Teachers, Researchers, Health Professionals and Decision Makers, ed. Doncho Donev, Gordana Pavlekovic, Lijana Zaletel Kragelj
ISBN: 978-3-89918-169-2
Editor: Doncho Donev, Gordana Pavlekovic, Lijana Zaletel Kragelj

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Abstract:
Many countries in the world are facing the problem of drug use. The problem affects not just the user, but also his family and wider society. Different factors make youngsters particularly vulnerable towards drugs. Republic of Macedonia is facing significant increase in number of drug users during the last 15 years. Basic results of ESPAD survey are presented for Macedonia and other European countries. Few health education models for drug use prevention and the impact of those programs are discussed (SMART; DARE; Mia’s Diary; Just say no; WHO). Principles, based on the lessons learned from the previous experiences in different health education programs are presented.


Keywords: Smoking, alcohol, drugs, ESPAD, Macedonia
Institution: Faculty of Health Sciences
DDC classification: Medicine and health

Suggested Citation:
Oncheva, Silvana ; Donev, Doncho  (2008)  Health Promotion in Prevention of Drug Abuse: Guideliness for Primary Prevention of Drug Abuse, Attitude and Behaviour of Youngsters – Case Study Macedonia. Programmes for Training on Research in Public Health for South Eastern Europe. Vol. 4: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention: A Handbook for Teachers, Researchers, Health Professionals and Decision Makers, ed. Doncho Donev, Gordana Pavlekovic, Lijana Zaletel Kragelj 978-3-89918-169-2


URL: http://biecoll.ub.uni-bielefeld.de/volltexte/2009/2290



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