Principles of Substance Abuse Prevention for Early Childhood
Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse
Resource Type: Website or Webpage Article
Focus Population: Behavioral Health Leaders, People in Recovery from Substance Use
Topics: Behavioral Health Organizational Guidance Docs, Recovery from Mental Health or Substance Use Disorders
This guide, intended for parents, practitioners, and policymakers, begins with a list of 7 principles addressing the specific ways in which early interventions can have positive effects on development; these principles reflect findings on the influence of intervening early with vulnerable populations on the course of child development and on common elements of successful early childhood programs.