adolescent

Internalizing and externalizing pathways to high-risk substance use and geographic location in Australian adolescents

Citation
Willis, B. M., Kersh, P. P., Buchanan, C. M., & Cole, V. T. (2022). Internalizing and externalizing pathways to high-risk substance use and geographic location in Australian adolescents. Frontiers in psychology, 13.
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One specific instantiation of the storm-and-stress view of adolescence is the idea that “normal” adolescence involves high-risk substance use behaviors.

Adolescent Treatment and Recovery, Part 5: The Healing Power of Belonging

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Description

This workshop will help clinicians grasp terms, ideas, and situations that trans and non-binary youth are experiencing today. Participants will be able to assess their own practices as it relates to transgender youth and be able to take with them an overarching understanding of the coming out process.

Adolescents with substance use problems in outpatient treatment: a one-year prospective follow-up study focusing on mental health and gender differences

Citation
Boson, K., Anderberg, M., Melander Hagborg, J. et al. Adolescents with substance use problems in outpatient treatment: a one-year prospective follow-up study focusing on mental health and gender differences. Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 17, 53 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13011-022-00482-2
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Background

Although several studies have found a high incidence of coexisting mental health problems among adolescents with substance use problems, follow-up studies addressing how these conditions change over time are rare. The study will describe and analyse indications of mental health problems and how various risk factors predict outcomes 1 year after initial treatment contact.

Use of Electronic Cigarettes Among Cannabis-Naive Adolescents and Its Association With Future Cannabis Use

Citation
Sun R, Mendez D, Warner KE. Use of Electronic Cigarettes Among Cannabis-Naive Adolescents and Its Association With Future Cannabis Use. JAMA Netw Open. 2022;5(7):e2223277. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.23277
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Abstract

Importance  Electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) use has been reported to increase the likelihood of future cigarette smoking among adolescents. The prospective association between e-cigarette use and cannabis use has been less clear, especially in recent years.

Denmark advises no alcohol consumption for under-18s

All young people aged under 18 have been advised not to drink alcohol in new guidelines issued by the Danish Health Authority. The advice is part of new general Danish recommendations on alcohol consumption, the health authority said in a statement. The new recommendation for under-18s not to drink alcohol at all is based on new knowledge of the detrimental effect on the development of the brain caused by alcohol in young people, the Danish

Use of e-cigarettes among young people in Great Britain, 2022

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ASH

Summary of key findings

The evolving youth use of e-cigarettes in Britain is monitored using the ASH Smokefree GB survey of 11-18 year olds 2013-2022 (see Appendix 2 for methodology), in the context of changes in tobacco use and the regulation of e-cigarettes (see Appendix 1). We present the results for 11-17 year olds separately from 18 year olds. It is an offence to sell e-cigarettes to children under 18 in the United Kingdom.

Implementing Adolescent SBIRT

Citation
Soberay, A., DeSorrento, L., Pietruszewski, P., Sitz, M., & Levy, S. (2021). Implementing adolescent SBIRT: Findings from the FaCES project. Substance abuse, 42(4), 751-759.

Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) is an evidence-based approach to early intervention of substance use.

This mixed-methods evaluation assessed the implementation of an adolescent SBIRT change package across 13 primary care clinics in the United States. These clinics participated in an 18-month learning collaborative, during which they received training and technical assistance on SBIRT practices.