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Author James, Philip, author

Title Adolescents and substance use / by Philip James, Catriona Kearns, Ann Campbell and Bobby nP. Smyth
Edition First edition
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, [2013]


Description 1 online resource (296 pages)
Contents Chapter 1 Introduction -- chapter 2 Adolescence: a time of great change -- chapter 3 An overview of substances used by adolescents -- chapter 4 Why do we worry about teenage substance use? -- chapter 5 Why do some teenagers abuse substances? Risk and protective factors -- chapter 6 Preventing adolescent substance use -- chapter 7 What is?treatment' and who needs it? -- chapter 8 Harnessing the signifi cant infl uence of parents -- chapter 9 Enhancing motivation for change -- chapter 10 Counselling adolescent substance users -- chapter 11 Other treatment approaches -- chapter 12 Developing substance use policies -- chapter 13 Substance use and mental health -- chapter 14 Substance use and sexual health -- chapter 15 Substance use and cultural issues -- chapter 16 Inter- agency working -- chapter 17 Ethical and legal issues
Summary Highly Commended, BMA Medical Book Awards 2014 This highly practical manual presents an ideal introduction to adolescent substance use. It offers invaluable guidance for all professionals involved with adolescents including social workers, health and social care professionals, youth workers, family support workers, teachers, counsellors, mental health teams, A & E staff, police and probation officers. The approach these practitioners take in dealing with the problem has considerable influence over outcomes. It succinctly covers a wealth of information on key matters such as counselling, treatment options, motives for substance abuse, sexual and mental health, policy development, ethical and legal considerations, and the important role of the family. Adolescents and Substance Use provides a user-friendly foundation for effective, evidence-based practice
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Adolescent
Drug abuse -- Treatment.
Substance abuse -- Treatment -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Substance abuse -- Treatment.
Teenagers -- Substance use
Youth -- Alcohol use.
Youth -- Drug use.
Drug abuse -- Treatment.
Substance abuse -- Treatment.
Teenagers -- Substance use.
Youth -- Alcohol use.
Youth -- Drug use.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Campbell, Ann, author
Kearns, Catriona, author
Smyth, Bobby nP., author
CRC Press.
ISBN 9781322610207