Substance Abuse Prevention Handbook
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Chapter 1: The Nature and Extent of Substance Abuse in the U.S.
Chapter 2: Foundations of Substance Abuse Prevention Curricula
Chapter 3: Needs Assessment and Curriculum Development
Chapter 4: Understanding Risk Factors and Other Variables That Define the Target Population
Chapter 5: Racial, Ethnic, and Cultural Considerations
Chapter 6: Substance Abuse, Addiction, and Drugs of Abuse
Chapter 7: Curriculum Implementation