District, county and statewide data on alcohol, tobacco and drug use in California.
Getting Results: Developing Safe
and Healthy Kids
This publication documents effective research-based strategies for designing and implementing alcohol, tobacco, and other drug and violence prevention programs for schools.
Narconon Drug Abuse Prevention
Evaluation of the Narconon Drug Abuse Prevention Program, prepared for the California Department of Education by the California Healthy Kids Resource Center, January 2005.
Based on data from the California Healthy Kids Survey , the The Stuart Report, Ensuring That No Child is Left Behind: How Are Student Health Risk and Resilience Related to the Academic Progress of Schools underscores the importance youth development strategies in preventing high-risk behaviors among youth. According to this report, policies and practices that focus exclusively on raising test scores, while ignoring the comprehensive health and developmental needs of students, are likely to leave many children behind.