About this resource:
Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse
Last Reviewed: March 2016
Workgroups: Substance Use Workgroup
This report is a supplement to the second edition of the National Institute on Drug Abuse’s Preventing Drug Abuse Among Children and Adolescents. This supplement reflects accumulating evidence showing that providing a stable home environment, good nutrition, physical and mental stimulation, supportive parenting, and good classroom management for young children can result in a later start and reduced use of drugs in adolescence. The report — intended for parents, practitioners, and policymakers — describes 7 principles of substance abuse prevention for early childhood, describes risk and protective factors, and gives information on certain early childhood intervention programs.
Objectives related to this resource (6)
National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse. (2016). Principles of Substance Abuse Prevention for Early Childhood. Retrieved from https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/principles-substance-abuse-prevention-early-childhood/table-contents