Epidemiology and Historical Drug Use Patterns.- Developmental Perspectives and Risk Factors for Substance Use.- Screening for Substance Use and Associated Medical Conditions.- How to Navigate Different Levels of Care.- Co-occurring Mental Health Disorders.- Behavioral Interventions for Substance Use and Relapse Prevention.- Medications for Substance Use and Relapse Prevention.- Prevention.- Addressing Substance Use in Childhood, Adolescence, and Young Adulthood.- Role of Families, Schools, and Communities in Treatment and Recovery: From First Responders to Sustained Support.- Special Populations and Topics in Adolescent Substance Use.- Case Study 1: Screening.- Case Study 2: Navigating Treatment Settings.- Case 3: Confidentiality and Parental Involvement.- Case Study 4: Buprenorphine Induction.- Case Study 5: Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach: Functional Analysis .- Case Study 6: Treatments for Alcohol Use Disorder .- Case Study 7: Relapse Prevention.
Clinicians are now facing new substance use-related challenges such as the opioid crisis, a changing political landscape regarding marijuana, and the emergence of new delivery devices such as e-cigarettes. Unfortunately, it is more critical than ever that clinicians caring for adolescents have a proficiency in treating substance use.
This book is a comprehensive clinical guide that discusses the prevalence of substance use among adolescents and young adults, as well as prevention strategies, available screening methods, practical treatment applications and their outcomes. Using a multidisciplinary approach with inclusion of authors from diverse clinical backgrounds, this definitive guide provides the best practices for treating adolescent substance use disorders from medical, behavioral, and social standpoints.
Supplemented with case examples and written by experts in the field, Treating Adolescent Substance Use appeals to all clinicians that treat adolescent patients.
Justine W. Welsh, MD
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA, USA
Scott Hadland, MD, MPH, MS
Department of Pediatrics
Boston University School of Medicine
Boston Medical Center
Grayken Center for Addiction
Boston, MA, USA