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The Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) is responsible for the development, oversight, and management of substance misuse prevention and intervention services throughout Pennsylvania. DDAP strives to increase the implementation of prevention programs, age-appropriate strategies, policies and practices that are based on research proving effectiveness and/or best practices within the substance misuse prevention field.  The agency's major focus is to reduce risk factors associated with substance use and promote the development of healthy lifestyles that positively impact individuals across the lifespan, in their communities, families, and schools.

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Prevention Staff Handbook is a tool for outlining information, resources, documents, tasks,  related to your position. Our goal is that you can use the word version of the handbook (below) to customize and make your own.