Brief Intervention for Substance Use among At-Risk Adolescents: A Pilot Study
Community and Global Health (CGU)
Community Health | Community Health and Preventive Medicine | Medicine and Health Sciences | Mental and Social Health | Public Health | Public Health Education and Promotion | Substance Abuse and Addiction
This pilot study demonstrates that it is feasible to administer brief individualized interventions on alternative high school campuses to students who are at risk of substance abuse. Students actively participated in brief motivational interviews and showed some improvement in five of nine outcomes at three-month follow-ups.
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Grenard, Jerry L.; Ames, Susan L.; Wiers, Reinout W.; Thush, Carolien; Stacy, Alan W.; and Sussman, Steve, "Brief Intervention for Substance Use among At-Risk Adolescents: A Pilot Study" (2007). CGU Faculty Publications and Research. Paper 152.