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COMMENTARY
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 62  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 427-430

School-based substance use disorder prevention in India: A brief appraisal


1 Department of Psychiatry, Hi-Tech Medical College and Hospital, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
2 Department of Psychiatry, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Sai Krishna Tikka
Department of Psychiatry, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Raipur - 492 099, Chhattisgarh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_43_19

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Substance use among Indian school children is a rising concern. Awareness across Indian schools and mental health professions regarding school-based prevention programs for substance use is limited. Describing the globally recommended evidence-based school-based prevention programs, this commentary highlights their need, availability, feasibility, and cultural relevance in Indian context.



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