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Feb 04, 2016, 04:00 ET LifeSkills Training Protects Teens from Prescription Opioid Abuse

 Recent research reveals an effective new strategy for combating the growing epidemic of prescription opioid misuse among youth. Researchers...


Dec 03, 2015, 06:00 ET Peru Joins 38 Countries Worldwide Using U.S. Drug Abuse Prevention Program

 Doctors in Peru are turning to a U.S.-based prevention program that has been tested and proven effective in preventing violence and substance...


Jun 10, 2014, 05:30 ET LifeSkills Training Prevention Program Cuts Teen Smoking Rates in Italy

 Results from a new multi-year initiative provide further evidence that a school prevention program called Botvin LifeSkills Training (LST) can...


Apr 01, 2014, 12:15 ET New Report Highlights the Economic Power of Prevention: Botvin LifeSkills Training Program Saves $50 for Every $1 Spent

Investing in prevention makes great economic sense, according to a new study. The report, part of a series of economic studies conducted by the...


Jun 11, 2013, 05:00 ET Clean Start to Preventing Addiction: Promoting Life Skills and Resilience

Critics of the "war on drugs" point to the limited success of current strategies for reducing drug abuse and argue that a new approach is needed....


Feb 26, 2013, 05:00 ET Top-rated Drug Abuse Prevention Program Unveils New Edition on Capitol Hill

 The highly acclaimed Botvin LifeSkills Training program recently unveiled its much anticipated new edition at the Community Anti-Drug...


Jun 28, 2012, 04:00 ET Drug Abuse and Violence Prevention Program Saves Money -- $38 Benefit for Every $1 Invested

 Investing in prevention is an economic no-brainer, according to new study. A report released by the Washington State Institute for Public...


May 15, 2012, 04:30 ET New Study Shows Long-Term Effects of Drug Prevention

 A new study presented at an international conference in Texas demonstrates the long-term effectiveness of a classroom-based prevention program...


Jan 04, 2012, 05:00 ET ABC's 20/20 Episode on Bullying Epidemic Features LifeSkills Training as a Solution

 The ABC news magazine show 20/20 recently reported on what one school is doing to help combat the problem of in-school bullying. The...


Dec 06, 2011, 04:00 ET Botvin LifeSkills Training Program Earns Top U.S. Justice Department Rating

 The Botvin LifeSkills Training (LST) program was recently selected by the U.S. Justice Department as a top evidence-based prevention program...


Jul 19, 2011, 05:00 ET Top-Rated Prevention Program Adds to Online Training Services

Busy professionals can now access prevention education trainings offered online by the leader in the field. Botvin LifeSkills Training (LST), the...


Mar 08, 2011, 05:00 ET Botvin LifeSkills Training Most Widely Used Evidence-Based Prevention Program in Elementary Schools

A new study has found that Botvin's LifeSkills Training (LST) program is the top evidence-based drug abuse prevention program in the United States,...


Oct 26, 2010, 05:00 ET Top-Rated Prevention Program Launches Online Training

Busy professionals can now access prevention education trainings online offered by the leader in the field. Botvin LifeSkills Training, the...


Feb 25, 2010, 05:00 ET Botvin LifeSkills Training Selected as 'Top Tier' Prevention Program

Botvin LifeSkills Training (LST) has been selected as a "Top Tier" program by The Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy. The Top Tier initiative,...


Apr 21, 2009, 04:00 ET Botvin LifeSkills Training Earns Top NREPP Scores

The Botvin LifeSkills Training (LST) Middle School program has been awarded top scores from the National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and...


Nov 18, 2008, 00:02 ET Youth Smoking Rates Plummet in Virginia with Botvin LifeSkills Training

Youth smoking rates in Virginia have plummeted to the lowest point in a decade, according to the results of the Youth Tobacco Survey conducted by...