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Evidence-based prevention programs target individuals, families, schools, communities, or multiple targets.

Evidence-based drug abuse prevention programs often incorporate a developmental perspective.

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NIDA. (2016, February 11). Understanding Drug Abuse and Addiction: What Science Says. Retrieved from https://www.drugabuse.gov/understanding-drug-abuse-addiction-what-science-says

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