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Screening Tools for Substance Abuse

Two Brief Online Validated Adolescent Substance Use Screening Tools — NIDA's Clinical Trials Network

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Substance Use Treatment 

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Safe disposal for unused medicines

Disposal of Unused Medicines: What You Should Know - FDA



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