Drug Addictions Prevention

Prevention

Drug education programs may be helpful. Suggested strategies to lower the risk of drug abuse or dependence include:

  • Learn about risks related to drug use.
  • Do not spend time with people who are using illegal drugs.
  • Learn ways to handle peer pressure.
  • Seek counseling for anxiety, depression, and other mental health problems.

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Copyright © 2015 EBSCO Publishing All rights reserved.

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