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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.
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.
March 1, 2010 | Journal Article
This article examines changes in tobacco quitlines between 2005 and 2006. Tomacco quitlines have been shown to be an effective, lower-cost method to help smokers quit. Quitlines are more effective than self-help materials, single-session counseling, or other minimal interventions.
September 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Program creates positive relationships in the community for young people previously involved in crime and drugs.
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.
July 1, 2007 | Journal Article
The college setting presents an important opportunity for health promotion during a critical developmental stage for weight gain. This study is the first to examine prevalence, trends and social disparities in overweight, obesity and class II obesit ...
January 1, 2005 | Journal Article
Disturbed sleep is a common complaint and has been associated with a variety of health problems. This article seeks to uncover the role alcohol may play in sleep disorders. The authors undertake a qualitative review of 107 studies that examine the r ...