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March 1, 2009 | Journal Article
The Center for Substance Abuse Treatment promotes the separation of adolescent and adult substance abuse treatment services as a benchmark for treatment quality. This report isolates organizational characteristics that determine the availability and quality of adolescent-only treatment for substance abuse.
May 1, 2012 | Journal Article
Partnerships between providers and policy-makers to boost evidence-based treatment of substance use yielded important treatment successes. This study examines the outcomes of the RWJF national initiative Advancing Recovery.
May 1, 2002 | Journal Article
The authors recommend that colleges implement programs for early identification of students with abuse and dependence problems and increase the availability of accessible treatment programs.
February 1, 2009 | Journal Article
This study investigated sociodemographic disparities in alcohol environments and their relationship with adolescent drinking.
September 1, 2009 | Journal Article
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation invests in research aimed at reducing childhood obesity. This study investigated associations between soda taxes and body mass index (BMI) in 8th, 10th, and 12th grade students in the period 1997-2006.
January 1, 2009 | Journal Article
This article focuses on the need to envision a more technologically enabled addiction treatment system in the year 2020, describes how this vision of the future might work, and offers ideas about how to achieve such a system.
September 1, 2005 | Journal Article
This article explores the role of changing images of drug use in rap music from the 1970s to the 1990s.
September 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Program creates positive relationships in the community for young people previously involved in crime and drugs.
October 1, 2009 | Journal Article
Social disparities in body weight may increase because Black women, Hispanic women and men with lower socioeconomic status show declining trends in positive weight-related health behaviors compared with White young adults with higher socioeconomic status.
April 1, 2007 | Journal Article
The study's objective focused on the experience of Hurricane Katrina's evacuees to better understand factors influencing evacuation decisions in impoverished, mainly minority communities that were most severely affected by the disaster.