Community-based participatory research to prevent substance abuse and HIV/AIDS in African-American adolescents

Marianne T Marcus, Thomas Walker, J Michael Swint, Brenda Page Smith, Cleon Brown, Nancy Busen, Thelissa Edwards, Patricia Liehr, Wendell C Taylor, Darryal Williams & Kirk Von Sternberg
Adolescence is a time for exploration and risk-taking; in today’s urban environment, with the twin threats of substance abuse and HIV/AIDS, the stakes are particularly high. This paper describes a community-based participatory research project to design, implement, and evaluate a faith-based substance abuse and HIV/AIDS prevention program for African-American adolescents. A coalition of university-based investigators and African-American church member stakeholders collaborated on all aspects of Project BRIDGE, the 3-year intervention to reduce substance abuse and...
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