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    A Comparative Study of African Adventist Youth and Drugs Tertiary
    Drug use among young Seventh-day Adventist youth in recent years has been on the rise. This study was conducted among African Adventist youth in an effort to determine what the current needs are with regard to drug prevention. Surveys were the instrument used...

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    AIDS Risk Among Students Attending Seventh-day Adventist Schools in North America Grade 9-Grade 12
    In 1995, a survey was conducted among students attending 69 Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) high schools within the United States and Canada. The survey assessed the extent that these students practiced sexual and drug-use behaviors which place them at risk for...

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    Australia's Medical Marijuana Subterfuge Grade 11-Lifelong
    Medical cannabis has been legally prescribed by Australian physicians for nearly 20 years, yet in a push to legalize marijuana, the media has created the opposite illusion. “This discussion informs educators and potentially their students, particularly...

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    Balancing Justice and Mercy - Redemptive Ways of Dealing With Adolescent Substance Use Grade 9-Tertiary
    What are the policies in place for substance abuse at the high school and college levels? What is different about about Seventh-day Adventist institutions? And more importantly, what are the pros and cons of these policies?

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    Comparison of alcohol and other drug use trends between a prohibitionist university and national data sets Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article provides information on a decade of trends and prevalence of substance use at a Midwestern prohibitionist university. Trends were based on three data collection times, 1995, 200, and 2005. This information was compared with results of a number...

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    Healthy Choices and Living Options Tertiary-Lifelong
    Proper health choices lead to better quality of life. This article talks about the results of poor choices and presents steps in making healthy choices.

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    How Could I Have Missed It? Grade 5-Lifelong
    This article looks at the dangers of Steroid use. Learn about the signs of steroid use and learn about parental responsibility.

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    How to Spot the Signs of Substance Abuse in Young People Grade 5-Lifelong
    This JAE article examines how teachers can know if what they observe are signs of a substance abuse problem. Teachers should be observers, consider risk factors, and show concern. Signs and behaviors present with substance abuse are listed.

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    Keeping Youth Drug Free - Prevention, Intervention and Redemption Grade 5-Lifelong
    This JAE article examines the school's role in keeping youth drug-free. The "minimizing reflex", "impotence syndrome", and "institutional denial system" are ways that the drug problem is minimized. Defining addiction as a disease...

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    Love Turned Sour Grade 8-Lifelong
    The authors present an update on the use and hazards of the drug Ecstasy, also known as MDMA. The authors cite studies from the University of Michigan which show more than half of American high school seniors have used an illicit drug and about 80 percent...

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    Myths and Make Believe Grade 9-Lifelong
    This article explores the myths and examines the current state of substance abuse in Seventh-day Adventist colleges and universities in the United States. The authors also examine the role of factors such as belief system, peer influence, and religious participation,...

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    Parenting Teens - When Silence Isn't Golden Grade 6-Grade 12
    How can parents be prepared to help their teens choose to avoid harmful substances? Part of a series of articles for parents of students attending Adventist schools, this undated, one-page newsletter is written by a family life therapist and Adventist educator....

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    Parents and Teachers - Working Together to Prevent Adolescent Drug Use Grade 5-Grade 12
    This JAE article examines how parent groups can work cooperatively with school and community leaders to prevent adolescent drug and alcohol use. The National Federation of Parents for Drug Free Youth is the national network organization for these groups.

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    Religiosity and Risk - The Influence of Adolescent Faith on Behavior Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This study examined the relationship between various measures of religiosity, including intrinsic and extrinsic religious orientation, vertical and horizontal faith maturity, Christian orthodoxy, and religious practice, and the adolescent risk behaviors of...

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    Religious factors and drug usage among Seventh-day Adventist youth in North America Grade 9-Tertiary
    In an attempt to identify factors which predict frequency of drug usage by youth within a conservative denomination, a sample of 801 young people between the ages of 12 and 24 from seventy-one churches in North America was chosen. The youth were questioned...

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    Substance Use on Adventist College Campuses - A Summary from Two Surveys Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article presents the results of surveys conducted in 1991-1992 on the incidence of substance use and abuse on Adventist college campuses. General conclusions are that Adventist campuses are safer than public college campuses in terms of exposure to addictive...

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    The Basics of Adventist Education Kindergarten-Lifelong
    What are the real basics of Adventist education? With the many reform reports of the 1980s influencing educational practice in America, Fullerton calls on parents and educators to re-exam, define, and clarify the core essentials for curriculum in Adventist...

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    The Bible, Substance Abuse, and the Patriarchs Grade 7-Grade 12
    "This unit will give students biblical texts and thought provoking academic information that will teach them more about how to stay away from substance abuse. This unit will also show how some of our patriarchs went through problems with substance abuse...

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    VG2 Update 10: How At-Risk are our Kids? Kindergarten-Tertiary
    This Valuegenesis 2 newsletter reports on the attitudes of students in grades 6-12 toward at-risk behaviors such as tobacco and marijuana use, and alcohol consumption. The instrument in this Valuegenesis 2 report addressed students' understanding of church...

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    When Silence Isn't Golden 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Keeping silent about drugs and other risk factors doesn't help our kids. This article looks at ways to help.