Protective Factors are positive enhancements in one's life that serve to buffer risks that could lead to problems with alcohol and drugs - or other issues. We will explain the different types and include a menu in the coming weeks of local protective factor opportunities.

Participating in a school choir or any club or group provides a sense of belonging, opportunities for prosocial behavior and recognition for it. This is an example of a protective factor that would offset a risk

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