Substance abuse prevention programs are interventions designed to prevent or reduce the misuse or abuse of drugs and alcohol. These programs aim to educate individuals and communities about the risks and consequences associated with substance abuse, as well as provide strategies and resources to help prevent or reduce substance use. They may include school-based education programs, community outreach programs, media campaigns, public health initiatives, and other approaches aimed at reducing the demand for and availability of drugs and alcohol. Some programs may also focus on early intervention and treatment for individuals who are at risk for or struggling with substance abuse. The goal of substance abuse prevention programs is to promote healthier lifestyles and behaviors, reduce substance-related harm, and ultimately improve public health outcomes.