Smoking Cessation Services in Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment: Opportunities Missed?
Knudsen, Hannah K., Journal of Drug Issues
The majority of adolescents receiving substance abuse treatment also use tobacco, yet there are few data regarding the adoption of tobacco use assessment and smoking cessation services by adolescent treatment programs. Using data from a national sample of adolescent-only treatment programs (n = 154), this research measures the adoption of aspects of assessment and treatment from the Public Health Service's (2000) guideline, Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence. When adoption of four intake/assessment practices was measured, adoption appeared high, but only 45% of programs had adopted all four practices. About 43% of programs offered some type of smoking cessation services. However, there …
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Publication information: Article title: Smoking Cessation Services in Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment: Opportunities Missed?. Contributors: Knudsen, Hannah K. - Author. Journal title: Journal of Drug Issues. Volume: 39. Issue: 2 Publication date: Spring 2009. Page number: 257+. © Florida State University for and on behalf of The Florida State University Board of Trustees Spring 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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