• By Dartington SRU
  • Posted on Thursday 24th September, 2015

Life skills strategy aims for delayed first-use of legal substances

Alcohol and tobacco use are legal for adults in most countries around the world. Preventive interventions with children and young people must realistically focus on delaying first use and promoting responsible use rather than abstinence, according to the originator of a life skills program in Germany.Karina Weichold, a developmental psychologist at the University of Jena, notes in the German conte…

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