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.
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