Exposure to Substance Use Prevention Messages among Adolescents

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The percentages of adolescents who were exposed to drug or alcohol use prevention messages in the past year by talking with their parents, through the media, or through school sources were generally lower in 2015 than in most years between 2002 and 2012 and were comparable with 2013 and 2014. In 2015, about 3 out of 4 adolescents aged 12 to 17 were exposed to substance use prevention messages in the media or at school, and about 1 out of 2 adolescents talked with their parents about substance use.

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