Teen Drug Abuse (cont.)
Roxanne Dryden-Edwards, MD
Dr. Roxanne Dryden-Edwards is an adult, child, and adolescent psychiatrist. She is a former Chair of the Committee on Developmental Disabilities for the American Psychiatric Association, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, and Medical Director of the National Center for Children and Families in Bethesda, Maryland.
William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR
Dr. Shiel received a Bachelor of Science degree with honors from the University of Notre Dame. There he was involved in research in radiation biology and received the Huisking Scholarship. After graduating from St. Louis University School of Medicine, he completed his Internal Medicine residency and Rheumatology fellowship at the University of California, Irvine. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.
In this Article
- Teen drug abuse facts
- What drugs are abused by teenagers?
- What are some adolescent drug use statistics?
- What are the dangerous effects of drug use in teens?
- How can parents prevent drug use?
- What are the symptoms and warning signs of drug abuse?
- What is drug abuse?
- What are the causes and risk factors of teen drug use?
- What are the symptoms of drug abuse in teens?
- What is the treatment of drug intoxication?
- What are treatments for drug addiction?
- Where can a person get help for teen drug abuse?
- Find a local Psychiatrist in your town
Where can a person get help for teen drug abuse?
- Al-Anon-Alateen: 888-4AL-ANON
- Alcoholics Anonymous World Services: 212-870-3400
- American Council on Alcoholism treatment referral line: 800-527-5344
- Codependents Anonymous: http://www.coda.org
- Kids Against Drugs: http://www.kidsagainstdrugs.com
- Marijuana Anonymous World Services: 800-766-6779; email@example.com
- Mothers Against Drunk Driving: 800-GET-MADD
- Narcotics Anonymous World Services: 818-773-9999
- National Alcohol and Substance Abuse Information Center: 800-784-6776. http://www.addictioncareoptions.com
- National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence: 800-NCA-CALL or 800-475-HOPE
- National Clearinghouse for Alcoholism and Drug Information: 800-729-6686
- National Resource Center: 866-870-4979
- Recovery Resource Online: http://www.soberrecovery.com
- Orchard Recovery Center: http://www.treatmentcenter.com
- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA): 800-662-HELP (4357)
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