This is an academic paper that gives a review on primary prevention interventions delivered during childhood and adolescence to reduce individuals’ later risk for opioid and other drug use disorders. Different types of evidence-based prevention strategies are discussed.
Compton, W.M., Jones, C.M., Baldwin, G.T., Harding, F.M., Blanco, C., Wargo, E.M. (2019). Targeting Youth to Prevent Later Substance Use Disorder: An Underutilized Response to the US Opioid Crisis. American Journal of Public Health, 109(S3):S185‐S189.