Project TND is an effective, interactive classroom-based substance abuse prevention program that is based on more than two decades of successful research at the University of Southern California. Project TND focuses on three factors that predict tobacco, alcohol, and other drug use, violence-related behaviors, and other problem behaviors among youth, including:
- Motivation factors (i.e., students’ attitudes, beliefs, expectations, and desires regarding drug use);
- Skills (effective communication, social self-control, and coping skills); and
- Decision-making (i.e., how to make decisions that lead to health-promoting behaviors).