This issue of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics will be Part II of II on Substance Use Disorders. Part II will be edited by Drs. Ray Hsiao and Paula Riggs. This portion will focus more on treatments, recovery, and support considerations for adolescents with substance abuse issues. Topics covered include, but are not limited to: screening brief intervention referral treatment in primary care, family-based interventions, motivational enhancement therapy, school-based interventions, contingency management, pharmacotherapy, treatment for children with co-morbid psychiatric issues, special populations, and integration of system of care.
By Ray Chih-Jui Hsiao, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of
Washington School of Medicine; Co-Director, Adolescent Substance Abuse Program,
Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle, Washington and Paula Riggs, MD, Professor, Director, Division of Addiction , Science, Prevention & Treatment, Vice Chair, Faculty Affairs, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado School of Medicine