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In this new bag of studies are mixed but always instructive results from substance use prevention and early intervention attempts across the life stages from school to college and work. The negative school studies raise questions about relying on developer-led evaluations and about whether promising programmes really will work in the real world. Can colleges get away with sitting new students in front of a computer to learn how to drink safely, and will brief alcohol counselling really leave companies more than a thousand dollars better off? It takes more ' a new family ' to help the most severely problematic Norwegian teenagers.