NIDA's prevention research program focuses on risks for drug use and other problem behaviors that occur throughout a child's development, from pregnancy through young adulthood. Research funded by NIDA and other federal research organizations - such as the National Institute of Mental Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - shows that early intervention can prevent many adolescent risk behaviors. Read the DrugFacts.

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