SAMSHA’s National Registry of Evidence‐based Programs and Practices (NREPP)


A searchable online registry of interventions that support mental health promotion, substance abuse prevention, and mental health and substance abuse treatment. Through NREPP, users can identify and learn more about interventions that may meet their needs. All interventions that are included in NREPP have been voluntarily submitted, have met a set of minimum requirements, and have been assessed by independent reviewers. drinking


Intervention Title


Alcohol:   True Stories Hosted by Matt Damon

Alcohol: True Stories Hosted by Matt Damon is a multimedia   intervention designed to prevent or reduce alcohol use among young people in   grades 5-12 by positively changing the attitudes of youth and their parents and   other caregivers in regard to youth drinking.

AlcoholEdu   for High School

AlcoholEdu for High School is an online, interactive, alcohol   education and prevention course designed to increase alcohol-related   knowledge, discourage acceptance of underage drinking, and prevent or   decrease alcohol use and its related negative consequences.

Border   Binge-Drinking Reduction Program

The Border Binge-Drinking Reduction Program provides a process for   changing the social and community norms associated with underage and binge   drinking that has proven effective at reducing alcohol-related trauma caused   by young American's binge drinking across the U.S.-Mexican border.

Class   Action

Class Action is the second phase of the Project Northland alcohol-use   prevention curriculum series. Class Action (for grades 11-12) and Project   Northland (for grades 6-8) are designed to delay the onset of alcohol use,   reduce use among youths who have already tried alcohol, and limit the number   of alcohol-related problems experienced by young drinkers.

Communities   Mobilizing for Change on Alcohol (CMCA)

Communities Mobilizing for Change on Alcohol (CMCA) is a   community-organizing program designed to reduce teens' (13 to 20 years of   age) access to alcohol by changing community policies and practices. CMCA   seeks both to limit youths' access to alcohol and to communicate a clear   message to the community that underage drinking is inappropriate and   unacceptable.

Lead   & Seed

Lead & Seed is an intervention for middle and high school youth   designed to increase their knowledge and problem-solving skills for   preventing and reducing alcohol, tobacco, and other drug (ATOD) use; guide   them in developing strategic prevention plans for use in their schools and   communities; and help them implement these plans.

PRIME   For Life

PRIME For Life (PFL) is a motivational intervention used in group   settings to prevent alcohol and drug problems or provide early intervention.   PFL has been used primarily among court-referred impaired driving offenders,   as in the two studies reviewed for this summary.

Protecting   You/Protecting Me

Protecting You/Protecting Me (PY/PM) is a 5-year classroom-based   alcohol use prevention and vehicle safety program for elementary school   students in grades 1-5 (ages 6-11) and high school students in grades 11 and   12.

Training   for Intervention ProcedureS (TIPS) for the University

Training for Intervention ProcedureS (TIPS) for the University is a training   designed to help college students receiving the training make safe, sound   decisions regarding their own high-risk drinking behavior (e.g., underage   drinking, drinking to intoxication, drunk driving) and enable them to   intervene to prevent this high-risk behavior among their peers and friends.