ERIC Number: ED307526
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Alcohol, Drugs and Adolescents. First Edition.
LaChance, Laurie L.
The foreword states that this publication aims to assist the reader to better understand the dimensions of the drug and alcohol abuse problems of adolescents and the responses of choice by professionals and by those caring for adolescents. These topics are discussed: (1) the stepping stone theory; (2) correlates of substance abuse; (3) identification, assessment, and treatment of adolescent substance abuse; (4) intervention strategies for adolescents with substance abuse problems; (5) treatment programs for alcohol and substance abuse problems; (6) role of school in adolescent substance abuse; (7) the Impact program; (8) drugs and sports; (9) colleges and universities; (10) adolescent substance abuse prevention; and (11) the disease concept of alcoholism. Appendices address the topics of crack cocaine and specific drugs and their effects, and provide a university alcohol and drug questionnaire, a student referral form, and a discussion of how to develop a drug policy. Telephone numbers and/or addresses are given for resources in the areas of Impact Training; drug abuse information; parent programs and activities; student groups; assessing drug abuse problems; training programs; training materials and workshops; school policies; and additional organizations. References to selected Educational Resource Information Center (ERIC) documents are included with their annotations. (ABL)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcohol Abuse, Drug Abuse, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education, Identification, Intervention, Prevention, Substance Abuse
ERIC/CAPS, University of Michigan, School of Education, Room 2108, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 ($12.95).
Publication Type: ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Counseling and Personnel Services, Ann Arbor, MI.