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Intervening With Drug-Involved Youth
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Intervening With Drug-Involved Youth

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Substance Abuse Counselling

October 1996 | 240 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Written by an outstanding group of experts in the field, this book explores current issues of drug use by young people. Beginning with a fascinating introduction on the history of drug use, the contributors then examine thoroughly the scope of the problem, discuss prevention and treatment initiatives, and also provide international perspectives.
Clyde B McCoy, Lisa R Metsch, and James A Inciardi
Preface
 
PART ONE: THE SCOPE OF THE PROBLEM
Lana D Harrison and Anne E Pottieger
The Epidemiology of Drug Use among American Youth
Judith S Brook and David W Brook
Risk and Protective Factors for Drug Use
Etiological Considerations

 
Lilly M Langer
Modeling Adolescent Health Behavior
The Preadult Health Decision-Making Model

 
 
PART TWO: PREVENTION INITIATIVES
Mario A Orlandi
Prevention Technologies for Drug-Involved Youth
Richard R Clayton et al
DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education)
Very Popular but Not Very Effective

 
Duane C McBride, Patricia B Mutch, and Dale D Chitwood
Religious Belief and the Initiation and Prevention of Drug Use among Youth
 
PART THREE: TREATMENT INITIATIVES
Richard Dembo and James E Rivers
Juvenile Health Service Centers
An Exciting Opportunity to Intervene with Drug-Involved and Other High-Risk Youth

 
Sally J Stevens et al
Issues and Intervention
Substance Abuse Treatment for Adolescents Using a Modified Therapeutic Community Model

 
 
PART FOUR: INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES
Hilary L Surratt and James A Inciardi
Drug Use, HIV Risks, and Prevention/Intervention Strategies among Street Youths in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Swarup Sarkar et al
Drug Use and HIV among Youth in Manipur, India

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