Alcohol, Drugs and Young People (ebook)


A comprehensive book dealing with drug, tobacco and alcohol abuse in both children and young people.

  • Presents the facts of drug and alcohol abuse, evidence for prevention and treatment, and reviews of the various types of treatments
  • Reviews all drugs of abuse, including tobacco and alcohol
  • Offers a practical presentation of evidence from particular therapies, such as cognitive behavioural therapy and family therapy
  • Presents a comprehensive review of the pharmacological advances for this age group with substance use disorders and other mental health problems
  • Written by an international team of professionals and academics, each with a background in adolescent development as well as addiction.

Clinics in Developmental Medicine No. 172