Annotated Bibliography On Substance Abuse

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Substance Abuse Treatment for Adolescents Substance abuse among adolescents has become a growing epidemic in the United States. Students are now experimenting with drugs at an age as low as twelve. There are several types of drugs that these children are getting a hold of and in some cases getting addicted to. Parents should be made aware of treatment options that are available for their children. If parents can be made aware of the treatment options, then maybe they can get their child help before it is too late. There are a number of substance abuse treatments for adolescents: behavioral and medication therapy, residential therapy, and outpatient therapy are the top three options. Adolescents with substance abuse disorders attend behavioral therapy to try and identify why the behavior they have when substance abuse starts. Behavioral therapy focuses on breaking that…show more content…
(2009). Current state of treatment for alcohol and other drug use disorders in adolescents. Alcohol Research & Health, 32(1), 76-82. Retrieved from MasterFILE Premier database Galanter, M. (2007). An overview of outpatient treatment of adolescent substance abuse. Substance Abuse,28(2),1. Retrieved from MasterFILEpremier database Godley, S.,Passetti, L.,Funk, R.,Garner, B.,& Godley, M. (2008). One-year treatment patterns and change trajectories for adolescent participating in outpatient treatment for the first time. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 40(1), 17-28, Retrieved from Academic Search Complete database. . National Institute on Drug Abuse (2009, September) Treatment Approaches for Drug Addiction. Retrieved from www.drugabuse.gov/PODAT/ Treatmentus.html 3357.98.6.855 Neumann,A.,Ojong,T.,Yanes,P.,Tumiel-Berhalt,L.,Daigler,G.,& Blondell,R. (2010) Differences between adolescents who complete and fail to complete residential substance abuse treatment. Journal of Addictive Disease, 29 (4) 427-435. doi:

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