Nonresidential self-help organizations and the drug abuse problem

an exploratory conference. by National Institute on Drug Abuse.

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Get this from a library. Nonresidential self help organizations and the drug abuse problem: an exploratory conference. [United States. Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration.; National Institute on Drug Abuse. Services Research Branch.; A.L. Nellum and Associates.;].

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Results from NIDA-funded research have shown that prevention programs involving families, schools, communities, and the media are effective in reducing drug abuse.

Although many events and cultural factors affect drug abuse trends, when youths perceive drug abuse as harmful, they. While many people use drugs, only a small percentage abuse drugs, but it has been noted drug abuse often runs in families, suggesting genetics is one of the causes of drug abuse.

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People who abuse drugs, alcohol, or other substances. Budget. $, Substance abuse, also known as drug abuse, is use of a drug in amounts or by methods which are harmful to the individual or is a form of substance-related ing definitions of drug abuse are used in public health, medical and criminal justice contexts.

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