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EDDRA examples

Stay in school (Ireland)
Community Programme/Youth Programme Outside School
Offers an integrated community response for children at risk of early school-leaving between the ages of 10 and 14, who reside in the parish, which will enable them to involve themselves consciously and actively in their own development and in the development of society.

Early detection schools (Austria)
School Programme
The general objective is the prevention of development of (manifest) addictive behaviour in youth at risk and/or with problematic behaviour by early detection and early intervention. Therefore teachers should be sensitised concerning early detection and intervention. Additionally they should gain competences to encourage youth at risk to solve their problematic situation with the support of specialised facilities.

FreD (Germany)
Frühintervention (Early intervention)/Criminal justice programme/Youth programme outside school
Early intervention for first juvenile offenders, is a clearly structured and defined intervention programme which aims to prevent further marginalisation and re-offending.
The programme targets first-time offenders up to the age of 25 who have been arrested due to the consumption of illegal drugs. They are referred to a course which motivates them to change their drug use.

STEP BY STEP (Germany)
School programme/Training
A Programme For Early Diagnosis And Intervention At School
Computer based training programme for teachers, aiming at enabling them to identify and early intervention with pupils that are at risk of problematic drug use and/or psychosocial problems.
It is aimed to support the abilities of teachers to recognize specific kinds of behaviour; finding advisable strategies for an early intervention (if problematical drug-use can supposed). To achieve a professional kind of intervention, teachers are asked to use help-systems (e.g. helpdesks)

Auftrieb: Mobile Youth street work (Austria)
Counselling/Community programme/Youth programme outside school
Youth And Addiction Counselling Centre whichtargets young people providing a confidential andeasy to reach free service. Counselling, care, accompanying and crisis-intervention for youths and their relatives in a low-threshold c ounselling-centre beyond official institutions to prevent the development of problematic addiction-behaviour.

Waggon (Austria)
After care/Low threshold services/Youth programme outside school
To prevent the increase in drug related problematic behaviour by providing support, assistance, counselling and care for young adults (13 to 23 years), during the process of growing-up involving the social environment (parents, relatives, school, persons of the same age). To reach this goal a community-based approach is applied, including the networking of persons and institutions which are dealing with young adults and their topics like schools, authorities, politicians, social organisations, etc.

Vienna Gürtel Plus (Austria)
Community programme/Self-help group/Youth programme outside school
The project aims to prevent the development of manifest drug problems among endangered youths and young adults, and to encourage their social integration. This is to be accomplished through associated and supporting measures, such as the creation of mo del projects with youths, the creation and development of assistance services for youths and young adults, counselling, further training programmes and supervision for multipliers, advice to parents and relatives, networking with other institutions, etc.

ALFIL: Psychoeducational groups for children of alcoholics and their parents
Family Approach/Youth Programme Outside School
Reduce risk factors and promote protection factors so as to reduce the likelihood of the children of alcoholics developing alcoholism or other biopsychosocial disorders related to the parental alcoholic habit and a family history of alcoholism in general.

Green Line: Programme of Information and Counselling on Alcoholism and other Drug Addictions and Immediate Reception (Spain)
Alcohol counselling/Telephone Help-Line/Community
Guarantee the information, counselling and advice, throughout the day, to any person, social group or institution that asks for help in relation to problems produced by drug dependence.

Paco Nantera: Programme for Immigrant Minors (Spain)
Ethnic Group Specific Approach/Gender Specific Approach/Reintegration/Youth Programme Outside School
Promote the personal and social restructure of immigrant Magreb minors that arrive in Andalucia in a clandestine manner, and which present behavioural problems, so that they may attain their independence and personal autonomy.

Socio-labour Skills Programme for the Prevention of Drug Addiction (Spain)
School Programme/Youth Programme Outside School
Desing and implement a social and labour skills training programme to develop skills and abilities in youths under drug use risk factors, so that these youths m ay be able to handle social influences, cope with conflicts and problematic situations and be able to interact within different personal and group environments.

Hirusta - youth at risk (Spain)
Community Programme/Family Approach/Youth Programme Outside School
To offer orientation and support to teenagers, to their families and to any community service that has to do with teenagers that present numerous conflicts, among which can appear drug use.

Integration Sports Programme for Immigrants' Children and Young People in Barcelona (Spain)
Ethnic Group Specific Approach/Youth Programme Outside School
To promote integration and healthy lifestyles in immigrants' children and youths community.

School Café: A Drug Prevention Project (Germany)
General Health Care/School Programme
Promotion of life skills and accordingly promotion of conscious and responsible behaviour with respect to d rug consumption; to deal with troublesome behaviour; prevention that is not related to specific substances.

Combatting Social Exclusion In The Context Of Substance Abuse (Greece)
Community programme/Outreach work
Study the impact of cultural factors on the development of psycho-social problems, psycho-social support to culturally different and soci al excluded groups, community's and specialised professionals' sensitisation and prevention of racism, social exclusion, drugs and HIV.

Guidance - Drugs Prevention Initiative - Home Office - 1998 - UK
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Monograph - National Drug Research Institute - 2004 - Australia
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Report - Srpindboard - 2001 - IE
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Table of model examples - SAMHSA - US
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Informe Evaluación - EDEX - 2002 - ES
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Publicación - Universidad Santiago de Compostela - 1999 - ES
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Guía - COP / PND - 2001 - ES
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Evaluation Research - COST-A6-WG2 - 1998 - European Commission Social Sciences
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DPAS briefing paper 15 - Home Office - 2001 - UK
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DPI Paper 20 - Home Office - 1999 - UK
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Riporto - Studio Cevas - 2002 - IT
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