Evidence-based Programs for Alcohol Awareness

Agencies That Have Identified Evidenced-based Programs for Alcohol Awareness

  1. National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP), http://nrepp.samhsa.gov/
  2. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), http://www.ojjdp.gov/mpg/
  3. Promising Practices Network on Children, Families, and Communities (PPN), http://www.promisingpractices.net/
  4. Safe and Drug Free Schools-United States Department of Education, http://www2.ed.gov/admins/lead/safety/exemplary01/report_pg3.html
  5. National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), http://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/preventing-drug-abuse-among-children-adolescents



Target Age

or Grade

Agencies That Have Identified Program as Evidence-Based

Cost of Program

Caring School Community


Grades K-6

1, 5

Teacher’s package (includes quality assurance materials) $225 per grade level or $1,500 for K-6 Combined

Principal’s package (includes quality assurance materials) $425 each

Good Behavior Game


6-12 years

1, 2

Implementation material set (includes teacher manuals for initial and booster trainings, a classroom rules poster, 50 student desk rule cards, 50 student booklets, 50 parent letters, a rubber stamp, and a timer) $600 per teacher

Coach material set (includes manuals and training DVD) $200 per coach

1-to-5 day, on-site readiness visit $2,000 per day plus travel expenses

2-day, on-site initial teacher training $2,000 per day per trainer plus travel expenses (1 trainer per 16 trainees)

1-day, on-site teacher booster session $2,000 per trainer plus travel expenses (1 trainer per 16 trainees)

1-day, on-site initial coach training $2,000 per trainer plus travel expenses

Three 1-day, on-site implementation audits $2,000 per audit, per trainer, per coach plus travel expenses

Technical assistance by phone and email $200 per hour

Guiding Good Choices


9-14 years

1, 2, 3, 5

Core program kit $839 each; discounts are available for 10 or more

Family guide $13.99 each; discounts available for 10 or more

Keepin’ it REAL


12-14 years

1, 2

Implementation materials for schools and communities participating in D.A.R.E. America-free for first year, $0.98 per unit thereafter

Implementation materials purchased through Pennsylvania State University $500 per campus

80-hour D.A.R.E. officer training seminar-free

Sample youth questionnaire-free

LifeSkills Training


Grades 3-12

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Grade level curriculum set $175-$275 depending on grade level

Smoking and biofeedback DVD $20 each (for middle school program only)

Stress management techniques audio CD $10 each (for middle school program only)

Media Detective


Grades 3-5

1, 2

Curriculum kit (includes teacher manual, poster flipchart, CD of media examples, notebook for grade 3, notebook for grades 4 and 5, and one sample bookmark) $210 each

Notebooks (grade 3 or grades 4 and 5)
$24 for 10

Media Ready


Grades 6-8

1, 2

Curriculum kit (includes teacher manual, media examples, Key Questions poster, templates of student handouts, Key Questions bookmark, and Common Implied Messages bookmark) $105 each with CD of media examples, or $120 each with overhead transparencies of media examples

Positive Action


Grades Pre-K-12

1, 2

Instructor kits: Pre-K through grade 12 kits, Grade 5 Drug Education Supplement Kit, Middle School Drug Education Supplement Kit, Bullying Supplement Kit (elementary or secondary) $250-$460 each

Project Alert


11-14 years

1, 3, 4, 5

Curriculum in e-reader format with online videos and files for posters that can be projected-free

Online training-free

Toll-free phone support, online resources, and ALERT Educator newsletter-free

Fidelity instrument and alignment assessment tools-free

Project Northland


Grades 6-8

1, 2, 3, 4

Grade 6-8 curricula $195 each, $429 for grades 6-8 curriculum set, $549 for grades 6-8 curriculum set plus program guide

STARS for Families


Grades K-12

1, 2

Curriculum $299 ($250 for training participants)

1-to-2 hour audio training $499 per participant

Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10-14


10-14 Years

1, 2, 4, 5

Program materials $1,109 per set for 6-10 facilitators

3-day, on-site or off-site training and technical assistance $6,000 for up to 30 people, including travel expenses

Too Good for Drugs


Grades K-12

1, 2

Too Good for Drugs K-8 grade-specific kit (each includes the teacher’s manual; 50 student workbooks; and age-appropriate teaching materials  including posters, puppets, CDs, DVDs, and/or games) $100-$130 each

Too Good for Drugs & Violence high school kit (each includes the teacher’s manual; 50 student workbooks; age-appropriate teaching materials including posters, puppets, CDs, DVDs, and activities; and TGFDV staff development program and 12 core infusion lessons) $750 each

Too Good for Drugs & Violence After-School Activities Kit (each includes the facilitator’s guide and age-appropriate teaching materials including posters, puppets, CDs, DVDs, and games) $595 each

Too Good for Drugs & Violence Staff Development Kit (includes the facilitator’s guide and 50 student workbooks) $250 each