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School-Based Prevention Program Reduces Problem Behaviors in Fifth Graders By Half

NIDA, the American National Institute on Drug Abuse, are reporting on research that suggests:
school-based prevention programs begun in elementary school can significantly reduce problem behaviors in students. Fifth graders who previously participated in a comprehensive interactive school prevention program for one to four years were about half as likely to engage in substance abuse, violent

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