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Preventing Drug Use among Children and Adolescents: A Research-Based Guide for Parents, Educators, Community Leaders

About This Resource

In 1997, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) published the first edition of Preventing Drug Use among Children and Adolescents: A Research-Based Guide to share the latest NIDA-funded prevention research findings with parents, educators, and community leaders. The guide introduced the concept of “research-based prevention” with questions and answers on risk and protective factors, community planning and implementation, and 14 prevention principles derived from effective drug abuse prevention research. Examples of research-tested prevention programs were also featured. The purpose was to help prevention practitioners use the results of prevention research to address drug abuse among children and adolescents in communities across the country

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Who This Resource Is For

Category: 

  • Substance Use Prevention
  • Support Tier: 

  • Not Specified / Any
  • Age Range: 

  • Elementary
  • Middle
  • High
  • Language: 

  • English
  • Ethnicity: 

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