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Drug Agency Offers Guide on Prevention

The National Institute on Drug Abuse has released the second edition of "Preventing Drug Use among Children and Adolescents: A Research-Based Guide for Parents, Educators, and Community Leaders."

The free publication draws from research on effective prevention programs and includes information about key factors that put youth at risk for drug abuse. The guide also offers resources for planning drug abuse prevention programs in the community, the application of prevention principles to programs and descriptions of the core elements of effective prevention programs.

A list of resources and references is also included.

[2017 Update Preventing Drug Use among Children and Adolescents (In Brief)]