ERIC Number: EJ394824
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Factors Related to Youths' Perception of Needing Help for an Alcohol or Drug Problem.
Lorch, Barbara (Day); Dukes, Richard L.
Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, v34 n3 p38-47 Spr 1989
Surveyed 13,878 secondary school students concerning their perceptions of needing help in dealing with alcohol- or drug-related problems. Subjects identified as heavy substance users tended to deny having substance abuse problem. Factors which increased their perception of needing help were experiencing serious physiological effects of drugs, serious personal problems, and having alcoholic in family. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A