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Understanding Risk and Protective Factors for Addiction: Genetic, Environmental, and Individual Factors (Part 1)

Jessica Hulsey, BA

January 10, 2023


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This webinar was provided by the Central East PTTC. The Central East ATTC, MHTTC, and PTTC are programs managed by the Danya Institute.


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Understanding Risk and Protective Factors (Handout)

Check out APF’s Patient Journey Map here: https://www.addictionpolicy.org/patient-journey-map

Learn more about Protect Your Brain: https://www.addictionpolicy.org/post/protect-your-brain-why-age-of-first-use-matters

Age Matters: https://www.addictionpolicy.org/post/age-matters

Mind Your Genes: https://www.addictionpolicy.org/post/mind-your-genes

Learn more about Risk and Protective Factors: https://www.addictionpolicy.org/post/what-are-risk-and-protective-factors-for-addiction

Opioid Prevention Campaign: https://www.addictionpolicy.org/post/opioid-prevention-campaign-toolkit

How to Practice Refusal Skills: https://54817af5-b764-42ff-a7e2-97d6e4449c1a.usrfiles.com/ugd/54817a_3a06c6db3bea4bd583682edcfc5a9f07.pdf



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