Adolescent Substance Use Disorders: Who is at risk and how do we help them make a change?

This presentation by Amy Yule, MD, director of the Addiction Recovery Management Service at Mass General, was part of the Behavioral Health and the Launch from Adolescence to Young Adulthood program. The Department of Psychiatry provides free educational programs featuring…

This presentation by Amy Yule, MD, director of the Addiction Recovery Management Service at Mass General, was part of the Behavioral Health and the Launch from Adolescence to Young Adulthood program. The Department of Psychiatry provides free educational programs featuring Mass General clinicians for patients and families facing a variety of mental health challenges. Learn more about these programs: https://www.massgeneral.org/psychiatry/about/patient-education/?display=programs

Substance Use Disorders Among Adolescents and Young Adults

Substance use by adolescents is a significant public health issue and is associated with both acute and long-term health problems. In this webinar, you’ll learn which developmental factors make adolescents and young adults vulnerable to substance use disorders and how…

Substance use by adolescents is a significant public health issue and is associated with both acute and long-term health problems. In this webinar, you’ll learn which developmental factors make adolescents and young adults vulnerable to substance use disorders and how to speak with them about their substance use. Dr. Wilson shares techniques for substance use screening and having impactful conversations with clients or patients who do report using substances. With these new skills, you can look forward to approaching potentially difficult discussions with increased confidence.

Find the presentation slides and learn more about the presenter here: http://ireta.org/resources/substance-use-disorders-among-adolescents-and-young-adults/
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Read more about substance use and addiction: http://ireta.org

Adolescent brain development impacts mental health, substance use

Adolescent brain development impacts mental health, substance use. Advances in understanding adolescent brain development may aid future treatments of mental illness a…. #Adolescent #brain #development #impacts #mental #health #substance #use .

Adolescent brain development impacts mental health, substance use.
Advances in understanding adolescent brain development may aid future treatments of mental illness a….
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PROFESSIONALS— Teen Intervene: A Brief Intervention for Adolescent Substance Abuse (PART 3)

ABOUT WORKSHOP: Dr. Winters discusses the background and rationale for a brief intervention for adolescents with substance use problems, “Teen Intervene.” Dr. Winters covers assessment tools useful for motivational enhancement and assessing teen drug/alcohol use. In addition, he demonstrates how…

ABOUT WORKSHOP:
Dr. Winters discusses the background and rationale for a brief intervention for adolescents with substance use problems, “Teen Intervene.” Dr. Winters covers assessment tools useful for motivational enhancement and assessing teen drug/alcohol use. In addition, he demonstrates how to administer the three-session intervention.

ABOUT SPEAKER:
Ken Winters, Ph.D. is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Minnesota, director of the Center for Adolescent Substance Abuse Research, and a Senior Scientist with the Treatment Research Institute, Philadelphia, PA. He received his B.A. from the University of Minnesota and a Ph.D. in Psychology (Clinical) from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. His primary research interests are the assessment and treatment of addictions, including adolescent drug abuse and problem gambling. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment and the Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, and has received numerous research grants from the National Institute of Health and various foundations. He was the 2008 recipient of the Research to Evidence-Based Practice Award from a national organization on effective treatment for adolescents (JMATE). Dr. Winters is a frequent speaker and trainer, and he is a consultant to many organizations, including the Hazelden Foundation, The Partnership at Drug Free.Org, National Center for Responsible Gaming, and the Mentor Foundation (an international drug abuse prevention organization).

PROFESSIONALS— Teen Intervene: A Brief Intervention for Adolescent Substance Abuse (PART 2)

ABOUT WORKSHOP: Dr. Winters discusses the background and rationale for a brief intervention for adolescents with substance use problems, “Teen Intervene.” Dr. Winters covers assessment tools useful for motivational enhancement and assessing teen drug/alcohol use. In addition, he demonstrates how…

ABOUT WORKSHOP:
Dr. Winters discusses the background and rationale for a brief intervention for adolescents with substance use problems, “Teen Intervene.” Dr. Winters covers assessment tools useful for motivational enhancement and assessing teen drug/alcohol use. In addition, he demonstrates how to administer the three-session intervention.

ABOUT SPEAKER:
Ken Winters, Ph.D. is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Minnesota, director of the Center for Adolescent Substance Abuse Research, and a Senior Scientist with the Treatment Research Institute, Philadelphia, PA. He received his B.A. from the University of Minnesota and a Ph.D. in Psychology (Clinical) from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. His primary research interests are the assessment and treatment of addictions, including adolescent drug abuse and problem gambling. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment and the Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, and has received numerous research grants from the National Institute of Health and various foundations. He was the 2008 recipient of the Research to Evidence-Based Practice Award from a national organization on effective treatment for adolescents (JMATE). Dr. Winters is a frequent speaker and trainer, and he is a consultant to many organizations, including the Hazelden Foundation, The Partnership at Drug Free.Org, National Center for Responsible Gaming, and the Mentor Foundation (an international drug abuse prevention organization).

PROFESSIONALS— Teen Intervene: A Brief Intervention for Adolescent Substance Abuse (PART 1)

ABOUT WORKSHOP: Dr. Winters discusses the background and rationale for a brief intervention for adolescents with substance use problems, “Teen Intervene.” Dr. Winters covers assessment tools useful for motivational enhancement and assessing teen drug/alcohol use. In addition, he demonstrates how…

ABOUT WORKSHOP:
Dr. Winters discusses the background and rationale for a brief intervention for adolescents with substance use problems, “Teen Intervene.” Dr. Winters covers assessment tools useful for motivational enhancement and assessing teen drug/alcohol use. In addition, he demonstrates how to administer the three-session intervention.

ABOUT SPEAKER:
Ken Winters, Ph.D. is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Minnesota, director of the Center for Adolescent Substance Abuse Research, and a Senior Scientist with the Treatment Research Institute, Philadelphia, PA. He received his B.A. from the University of Minnesota and a Ph.D. in Psychology (Clinical) from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. His primary research interests are the assessment and treatment of addictions, including adolescent drug abuse and problem gambling. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment and the Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, and has received numerous research grants from the National Institute of Health and various foundations. He was the 2008 recipient of the Research to Evidence-Based Practice Award from a national organization on effective treatment for adolescents (JMATE). Dr. Winters is a frequent speaker and trainer, and he is a consultant to many organizations, including the Hazelden Foundation, The Partnership at Drug Free.Org, National Center for Responsible Gaming, and the Mentor Foundation (an international drug abuse prevention organization).