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October is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month
Substance Abuse includes the use of illegal drugs, overconsumption of alcoholic beverages, underage drinking, and the non-medical use of prescription and over-the-counter medications. The abuse of these substances significantly affects the health and well-being of our nation's youth and people of all ages. Reference the links below to learn more about National Substance Abuse Awareness Month.