All these areas of education form the foundation for prevention efforts that follow. Without education, the prevention efforts will fail.

Part II: Facts and Myths about Alocholism and Abuse

Taken from: How to Talk to Your Kids About Drugs. Copyright © 2007 by Stephen Arterburn and Jim Burns. Published by Harvest House Publishers, Eugene, OR. Used by permission.


Stephen Arterburn founded New Life Ministries, a broadcast, counseling, and treatment ministry. He hosts the syndicated New Life Live! radio program and has written more than 60 books, including the Every Man series and Healing is a Choice. He's won three Gold Medallions and holds degrees from Baylor and North Texas State Universities.

Jim Burns, Ph.D., founded HomeWord and hosts the radio program HomeWord with Jim Burns. The author of many resources, including Creating an Intimate Marriage and Parenting Teenagers for Positive Results, he has also won three Gold Medallion Awards. Jim holds degrees from Azusa Pacific University, Princeton Theological Seminary, and Greenwich School of Theology.