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Early drug use may increase a person’s risk for dependence and abuse.

  • Find a program or news story focused on preventing substance abuse and briefly describe. You can also discuss a program you have participated in.
  • In past semesters, students have discussed the D.A.R.E. program. Please be advised that a meta-analysis (mathematical review) in 2009 revealed that youth who were enrolled in the D.A.R.E. program were just as likely to use drugs, as were those who received no intervention. Why might this be true?