Preventing substance use among high school athletes: The atlas and athena programs

Linn Goldberg, Diane Elliot

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This article will provide information about two worthwhile programs that deal with education of high school athletes about use and abuse of steroids and other areas. Based on rationale and expressed need, program descriptions will be provided including summaries of relevant program results. Guidelines for what practitioners need to consider when deciding to implement one or both of these programs in public schools also will be discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)63-87
Number of pages25
JournalJournal of Applied School Psychology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Dec 19 2005



  • Adolescent athlete
  • Anabolic steroids
  • Drug prevention
  • Health behavior
  • Health promotion

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Applied Psychology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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