DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2013.08.004
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Andrew Belt, Ralph A. Weisheit, S. Alex Stalcup, Gantt P. Galloway

Abstract: Methamphetamine is a powerful central nervous system stimulant. The typical user begins in their late teens or early 20s. However, those who begin using at a much younger age present particularly difficult treatment challenges. Such youth often have troubled social and substance abuse histories and may not respond well to short-term outpatient treatment. This is a report on the novel application of an evidence-based treatment model to incarcerated methamphetamine abusing youth. The program provides six mont…

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