Prevention and InterventionPrevention and intervention activities are paramount to reducing the number of overdose deaths in the United States. Evidence-based programs that promote appropriate screening and interventions and educate healthcare professionals about the potential dangers of prescribing controlled substances, programs that educate children about the risks of underage drinking and programs that improve the culture around prescription drug misuse and abuse, illicit drug use, tobacco use and alcoholism are essential to preventing the unending suffering from substance use disorder.
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