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A Drug Prevention Strategy for Canada's Youth

Government of Canada; Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA) Country Resources Child and Youth Substance Abuse/Alcohol policies/plans/legislations and service standards Canada 1 January 2007 Policy document prevention, social development

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“ The strategy is built on a five-year business plan that takes full advantage of the collective knowledge and experience of a broad, multi-stakeholder group whose focus is prevention and youth development in schools, families and communities. Research indicates that prevention efforts are most effective when anti-drug media messages are used in tandem with prevention programs involving schools, communities and families.

The strategy uses three complementary approaches, each intended to reinforce and multiply the impact of the others while delivering its own specific results.”


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