A major issue in rural counties is substance misuse. USU Extension implemented a substance prevention program with youth in rural counties. The program included family- and school-based education activities to promote youth resilience and development. Evaluation results showed youth exhibited strong anti-drug attitudes after the program.
MacArthur, S., Keady, T., Wray, P., Jensen, C., Sorenson, M., Warnick, C., & Narine, L. (2021). A Substance Misuse Prevention Program to Youth in Rural Utah. Outcomes and Impact Quarterly, 1(2). https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.26077/85d1-8d6a