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Understanding Drug Abuse and Addiction: What Science Says

2: Family-Focused Prevention Programs

Family-Focused Prevention Programs

Family-focused prevention programs target parents or the families, taking into consideration the stage of the child’s development. Programs may provide training on effective parenting skills and monitoring to help reduce conduct problems and other risk factors for drug abuse, and improve parent-child communication and relationships.

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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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