WHEEL Council Storytelling for Empowerment program is
listed by the SAMHSA's National Registry of
and Practices (NREPP).
Here are some of our
support efforts to have a decreased
alcohol and marijuana use in teens.
teach an increased
perception of harm.
promote an increased
self efficacy to turn down drugs when offered by a
provide an increased
knowledge of drugs and addiction.
demonstrate options to teens for an increased
ability to stop sexual advances.
support an increased
ability for teens to talk about sex with friends or a partner.
give teens an increased
knowledge of AIDS/HIV and STIs, transmission, and a
strong education in methods of
have an increase
in family communication about substance abuse, teen
sexual activities, and overall life choices in their
kids (as reported by parents).
Nelson, A. (2005).
Multicultural model of HIV prevention for youth.
International Journal of Learning. 11. 1555-1564
Nelson, A. and Arthur, B. (2003). Decreasing at-risk
youth's alcohol and marijuana use.
Journal of Primary Prevention. 24:2, 169-180.
Prevention Programs for Teens!