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Source: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Last Reviewed: May 2020
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force found insufficient evidence to assess whether the benefits of behavioral counseling in primary care settings to prevent illegal drug use in children, adolescents, and young adults outweigh the harms. For the purposes of this recommendation, illegal drug use includes nonmedical use of prescription drugs.
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U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. (2020). Final Recommendation Statement: Illicit Drug Use in Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults: Primary Care-Based Interventions. Retrieved from https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/recommendation/drug-use-illicit-primary-care-interventions-for-children-and-adolescents