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Topic: Adolescent Development

and Impact of Substance Abuse

Evidence Based Interventions: Strategies to Engage and Retain Young Adults in Drug Court Programs

Presented by Andrew Osborne (NDRI), this presentation, the last of this series, discusses a list of suggested references related to young adults in drug courts, with specific articles regarding supervision, treatment, and assessment. Mr. Osborne also briefly describes several evidence based practice…

Bio-Psycho Service Needs: Strategies to Engage and Retain Young Adults in Drug Court Programs

Presented by Andrew Osborne (NDRI), this presentation focuses on bio/medical and psychological issues typically associated the young adult population in drug court, including hepatitis and HIV. Mr. Osborne discusses juvenile strategies that may be applied to the young adult population for interventi…

Young Adult Social Development: Strategies to Engage and Retain Young Adults in Drug Court Programs

Presented by Andrew Osborne (NDRI), this presentation provides a definition for ‘young adult’ as a person aged within the two decades between the end of adolescence and the beginning of midlife (approximately 20-40 years old) — 18 to 25-year-old offenders under the SAMHSA definition – and discusses…

Tobacco Addiction: A Research Update from NIDA

This publication serves a research update on findings made by the National Institute on Drug Abuse surrounding the issue of tobacco addiction.

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Community Monitoring Systems: Tracking and Improving the Well-Being of America’s Children and Adolescents

This monograph depicts monitoring systems as integral in the efforts to prevent child and adolescent problems and ensure their successful development.

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Drug Court Review: Special Issue on Juvenile Drug Courts

This is the Drug Court Review for 2010, which was created by the National Drug Court Institute.

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The Promise of Drug Courts Presentation

This is the National Drug Court Institute’s presentation used for an overview of drug use in America and as an introduction to Drug Courts and their effectiveness.

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NIDA’s Articulo Sobre Adicción al Tabaco | NIDA’s Article on Tobacco Addiction

Él articuló, escrito en español, está sobre la base la adición de tabaco, los efectos de la droga a la persona, y como uno puede encontrar tratamiento en su comunidad.

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Inhalants Fact Sheet

This fact sheet provides an explanation of what inhalants, how individuals use them, and the effects that they have on the body.

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