Brief Intervention for Substance Use among At-Risk Adolescents: A Pilot Study

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Community and Global Health (CGU)

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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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Copyright © 2007 Society for Adolescent Medicine. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

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