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The Power of Local Research to Inform Adverse Childhood Experiences in Substance Use Prevention in Adolescents and Adults

Uploaded Date: 8/31/2022
The impact of adverse childhood experiences on substance use has been well reported, however, less well documented is looking at the comparison of youth and adult substance use and their respective adverse childhood experiences. This study leveraged local data sources to support prevention efforts inside a state-level working group and examined research questions that explored the relationship between reported adverse childhood experiences and substance use for youth and adult samples at the state level.