TITLE

(MENTAL HEALTH) Study: More than 20 Percent of Youth Need Treatment for Substance Abuse

PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Children & Youth Funding Report;7/3/2009, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the result of the study conducted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), which states that nearly seven million Americans aging between 18-25 needs treatment for alcohol abuse and illicit drug use. It mentions that 17.2% needs treatment for alcohol disorders while 8.4% for drug disorders and 4.4% for combination of both. It also reveals significant differences on the specialized treatments among the young adults.
ACCESSION #
43180987

 

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