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Prevention Tools: What works, and what doesn’t

From the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services this publication covers some of the top things that work in prevention, as well as some of the strategies that have been proven to be counterproductive. According to the publication:

“Knowing what works in prevention, and what doesn’t, is vital to keeping young people from developing serious and life-long issues with addiction, as alcohol and other drug abuse remain the problem behaviors contributing to the most serious problems facing our communities today. In fact, the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse estimates the U.S. spends more than half a trillion dollars each year responding to the consequences of substance abuse and addiction.”

Visit our Info Center’s Coalition Tools to download and read the full publication.