Principles of Adolescent Substance Use Disorder Treatment: A Research-Based Guide

National Institute on Drug Abuse, January 2014
Evidence-Based Approaches to Treating Adolescent Substance Use Disorders:
Research evidence supports the effectiveness of various substance abuse treatment approaches for adolescents. Examples of specific evidence-based approaches are described below, including behavioral and family-based interventions as well as medications. Each approach is designed to address specific aspects of adolescent drug use and its consequences for the individual, family, and society.

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