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Principles of Substance Abuse Prevention for Early Childhood

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This guide, intended for parents, practitioners, and policymakers, begins with a list of 7 principles addressing the specific ways in which early interventions can have positive effects on development; these principles reflect findings on the influence of intervening early with vulnerable populations on the course of child development and on common elements of successful early childhood programs.
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National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)