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Parent Guide- The Improving Treatment Together (ITT) Project

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This handbook is a collection of shared experiences and stories to help other parents and caregivers find refuge, support and courage to reach out for help.

Whether your young person is experimenting with substances or has developed a substance use disorder, this handbook may help you feel connected with other parents and caregivers going through similar experiences.

Avoidance, Anxiety Towards Parents, and Self-Acceptance of Adolescents in the System of Higher Secondary Education

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Banárová, K., Čerešník, M., & Pipová, H. (2022). Avoidance, anxiety towards parents, and self-acceptance of adolescents in the system of higher secondary education. Adiktologie, 22(2), 82–93. https://doi.org/10.35198/01-2022-002-0001
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BACKGROUND:

A close relationship between a parent and a child and parental acceptance can mediate the appropriate self-acceptance of an adolescent, which is an important variable related to personality and a pillar of emotional health. In the paper we present the conclusions of a research study about the quality of the attachment towards parents and self-acceptance of adolescents at Czech secondary schools.

Substance Use and the Role of Families. Results of a Cross-Country Study in Pakistan, Kazakhstan, and Ukraine

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Lee, J., Myshakivska, O., Filimonova, N., Pinchuk, I., Yachnik, Y., Chumak, S., Altynbekov, K., Muzafarov, R., Cherchenko, N., Asghar, S., Ali, S. A., & Alyana, S. I. (2022). Substance use and the role of families. Results of a cross-country study in Pakistan, Kazakhstan, and Ukraine. Adiktologie, 22(2), 68–81. https://doi.org/10.35198/01-2022-002-0007
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In many countries families have rarely been involved in addressing treatment and interventions for family members with substance use disorders (SUDs). The aims of this study were to measure the influence of substance use on users’ family members and to evaluate what and if any interventions were conducted by and with family members in the three countries of Kazakhstan, Pakistan, and Ukraine.

Contribution of SocioDemographic and Structured Leisure Activities’ Characteristics to Adolescents’ Alcohol Use

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Belošević, M., & Ferić, M. (2022). Contribution of sociodemographic and structured leisure activities’ characteristics to adolescents’ alcohol use. Adiktologie, 22(2), 102–116. https://doi.org/10.35198/01-2022-002-0003
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BACKGROUND:

Leisure can be a context that can promote positive adolescent development, but it can also be a context that contributes to adolescents engaging in risk behaviours.