According to a study in the November issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, teens in child welfare system are at higher risk of marijuana, inhalants and other drug use.
Findings show that teens that enter the child welfare system typically have some risk factors for drug use—such as a history of domestic abuse or mental health issues. The study also indicates that parental involvement matters.
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Federal Programs Related to - Mental Health, Substance Abuse Programs, General/other
Programs that provide preventive, diagnostic and treatment services as well as transitional support for people who have a physical and/or psychological dependency on tobacco, alcohol and/or other drugs or who suffer from acute or chronic mental or emotional disturbances or are having problems coping with daily living.
Federal Programs Related to - Substance Abuse
Programs that provide preventive, diagnostic and inpatient, outpatient and residential treatment services as well as transitional support for people who have a physical and/or psychological dependency on tobacco, alcohol and/or other drugs. Addictions; Alcohol Rehabilitation; Alcoholism; Alcohol-Related Triage; Chemical Abuse; Chemical Dependency; Drug Addiction; Drug Habit; Drug Rehabilitation; Drug-Related Triage; Maintenance Treatment; Medication Abuse; Narcotic Habit; Perinatal Alcohol Treatment; Perinatal Drug Treatment; Perinatal Substance Abuse Treatment; Public Inebriate Transportation; Substance Abuse Rehabilitation
Federal Programs Related to - Family-Based Services
Programs that provide a social services designed to support healthy family development; improve the family's ability to resolve problems; and prevent unnecessary placement of children in alternative environments when family problems reach crisis proportions. Family Strengthening Programs