The Storyline Approach in the Prevention of Substance Abuse InitiationBarg Jacob*
Professor, Department of Criminology, Ashkelon Academic College, Ashkelon, Israel
- Corresponding Author:
- Barg Jacob
Professor, Department of Criminology,
Ashkelon Academic College,
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: August 21, 2013; Accepted date: October 29, 2013; Published date: October 30, 2013
Citation: Jacob B (2013) The Storyline Approach in the Prevention of Substance Abuse Initiation. J Alcoholism Drug Depend 1:139. doi: 10.4172/2329-6488.1000139
Copyright: © Jacob B. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Substance initiation and experimentation is a prevalent problem in many schools throughout the world. Numerous educational drug prevention programs are employed, showing different results and outcome. The Storyline approach is a philosophical method that involves many educational aspects. The use of the Storyline philosophy in the acquisition of life skills, education and drug prevention can result in a synergistic interaction of all three aspects that modify child’s future behavior.