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Substance Use Screening, Brief Intervention & Referral to Treatment

The enormous public health impact of adolescent substance use and its preventable morbidity and mortality highlight the need for the health care sector, including pediatricians and the medical home, to increase its capacity regarding adolescent substance use screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment. Using SBIRT, which stands for Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to…

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Ways for Teens to Build Resilience - Paradigm Malibu

Ways for Teens to Build Resilience

Resilience is the process of adapting well in the face of adversity or significant sources of stress, and ultimately bouncing back from difficult life experiences. For teenagers working hard to maintain their sobriety, this is especially true, as resilience can help teens in recovery with their overall mental health. “Resilience in youth can be fostered…

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