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    Addiction Prevention

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    While education is a significant component in the prevention of addictive behavior, it is a complex process that needs careful consideration when implementing. This posting helps to identify and evaluate the most important aspects of executing an education-based curriculum in addictions prevention. Then, discuss the relationship between educational models and social policy. How does social policy support educational programs?

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    Welcome warmly to BrainMass! Please rate 5/5 for my ideas of general suggestion and APA references. These are not assignment-ready or essay-formatted, simply brainstorming suggestions. I have no idea which theories or models are used in your studies, so I am giving some basic feedback and brainstorming options.

    Since education is a significant component in the prevention of addictive behavior, two of the most important aspects of executing an education-based curriculum in addictions prevention embody both a family-community emphasis as well as a multicultural framework to ensure equity.

    First, the effectiveness of infusing a family approach to addiction prevention is reiterated from a recent study in Miami from Estrada,Tae Kyoung, Shi, Tapia, Velázquez, Martinez, & Prado (2017). They uncovered that the use of an evidence-based, parent-centered intervention called Familias Unidas was quite instrumental in preventing substance use ...

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    300 words of notes and APA references briefly explore how education can help to reduce addictions using a family-based and multicultural lens.

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