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Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Substance Use Prevention Programs

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Date Published
February 2022
36 pages

This literature review focuses on initiation of substance use among children and youth. The review describes the scope of substance use among youth, risk factors that can lead to substance use, protective factors that can buffer against initiation, various types of prevention programs and outcome evidence, and limitations to the research currently available. 

Date Published: February 1, 2022