This powerpoint was created with the following objectives in mind:
- Clarify adolescent increased risk for drug use/abuse from a developmental perspective
- Address screening, assessment, interventions (prevention, treatment, aftercare) including the dually diagnosed.
- Examine mechanism of behavior change (MBC) and pre-, during, and post-treatment outcomes.
-Discuss implications of findings and future directions.
Funding for this initiative was made possible by grant no. 1H79TI083022 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.