Blueprints approved

EFFEKT is a universal prevention programme to reduce underage drunkenness by maintaining parents’ restrictive attitudes and expectations towards underage drunkenness. It is delivered to the parents of children aged 13-16 through structured 20-minute presentations during parent meetings in school that take place once a term.

Target group Young people aged 13-16
Focus of intervention
  • Family
Level of intervention
  • Universal prevention
Outcomes affected
  • Good behaviour
  • Not using substances
Impact of intervention

*statistically significant at p<0.05

Figure(s) taken from Appendix A of this report.

Risk & protective factors targeted

Cost-benefit analysis

Source of benefits

Contact information

Nikolaus Koutakis
Örebro University School of Law, Psychology and Social Work
BSR: Psychology/Ctr for Developmental Research
S-701 82 Örebro


Local authorities running the intervention in the UK
  • None known at present

Please contact us if you are running this intervention in the UK.