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Why is Prevention Important?

Article from Addiction Policy Forum

Addiction Policy Forum says, "The U.S. currently has one of the highest rates of substance use and SUD in the world. Americans account for approximately 4 percent of the world's population—and 27 percent of the world's drug overdose deaths. Proven prevention programs should be implemented nationwide to reduce substance use, SUDs and overdose deaths."

This article emphasizes the importance of Substance Use Disorder prevention.

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