ERIC Number: EJ676934
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: 0
Adolescents in Public Substance Abuse Treatment Programs: The Impacts of Sex and Race on Referrals and Outcomes.
Shillington, Audrey M.; Clapp, John D.
Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, v12 n4 p69-91 2003
Analyses of study on adolescents in publicly funded treatment programs present sex and ethnic differences. Among some of the findings: females were more likely to report methamphetamine use, males reported marijuana use; Hispanics and African Americans were referred to treatment from criminal justice; reported marijuana as primary drug; mandated to treatment, and released unsatisfactorily, compared to White adolescents. (Contains 35 references and 6 tables.) (ADT)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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