Adolescents and Addiction
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Substance abuse and addiction, whether to alcohol, illicit drugs, or other substances, is harmful to those of any age, but is particularly damaging to adolescents. Teens across various socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds abuse drugs and alcohol. This leads to physical or psychological problems and can also affect a teen’s learning abilities, capacity to retain and remember information, and activities and relationships with family and peers. Also, teens who start to use alcohol or tobacco or to experiment with certain types of drugs are at higher risk of moving on to other drugs and further increasing their risks of addiction.
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To educate CCM® board certified case managers about
Sleep Disorders Part 3: The Elderly
At the close of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Identify the major types of substance use disorders in adolescents.
- Describe factors that may contribute to the incidence of a substance use disorder.
- Describe the impact of substance use on adolescent sleep patterns.
- List treatment options for an adolescent substance use disorder.
- Types Of Substance Use Disorders
- Contributing Factors To A Substance Use Disorder
- Signs And Symptoms Of A Substance Use Disorder
- Co-occurring Mental Illness And Addiction
- Substance Use Disorder Treatment
- DSM-5 Criteria In The Diagnosis Of A Substance Use Disorder