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HERNANDEZ-ZAMBRANO, Sandra Milena; PLAZA ANDRES, Araceli; AMEZCUA GONZALEZ, Ana  and  AMEZCUA, Manuel. From abstinence to education fro consumption: psycho-educational strategies to reduce hazardous drinking among adolescents. Index Enferm [online]. 2018, vol.27, n.1-2, pp.28-32. ISSN 1699-5988.


the hazardous drinking in the adolescent stage is a public health problem with serious repercussions on the quality of life of this population and negative consequences for their physical, psychological and social health in a short-long-term that not only affects adolescents but also the people around them.


to identify educational strategies and interventions with greater consensus among experts to reduce hazardous drinking on adolescents.


descriptive research based on consensus (Delphi Technique). Professionals from different socio disciplines participated.


145 items divided into three categories were obtained: more effective interventions to achieve low-risk alcohol consumption in adolescents (54 items); contents of an educational program aimed at adolescents for education in low-risk alcohol use (45 items) and more effective educational strategies to develop the contents of the program (46 items). 42.76% achieved a total consensus, 22.76% very acceptable, 31.03% acceptable and only 3.45% of the items no consensus was reached.


to reduce hazardous drinking among adolescents, it is necessary to combine educational and psychosocial interventions on an integrated approach and multi-component-oriented development life skills and prosocial values and encourage the active participation of adolescents through an approach constructivist teaching.

Keywords : Alcohol Drinking; Adolescents; Risk Reduction Behavior; Health Education.

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