Chapter 10. Vulnerable Young People and Substance Misuse

  1. Professor G. Hussein Rassool MSc, BA, RN, FETC, RCNT, RNT MILT, FRSH Cert. Ed., Cert. Couns., Cert in Supervision & Consultation1,2,3
  1. M. Epling and
  2. J. McGregor

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774953.ch10

Dual Diagnosis Nursing

Dual Diagnosis Nursing

How to Cite

Epling, M. and McGregor, J. (2006) Vulnerable Young People and Substance Misuse, in Dual Diagnosis Nursing (ed G. H. Rassool), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774953.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Addiction & Mental Health, Departamento de Psiquiatria e Ciências Humanas da Escola de Enfermagem de Ribeirão Preto da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

  2. 2

    Visiting Professor Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil

  3. 3

    Formerly Senior Lecturer in Addictive Behaviour, Department of Addictive Behaviour & Psychological Medicine, Centre for Addiction Studies, St George's Hospital, University of London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 30 OCT 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405119023

Online ISBN: 9780470774953



  • young people;
  • health disorders;
  • drug users;
  • children;
  • adults


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Drug Experience

  • Treatment Experience

  • Information and Advice

  • Counselling

  • Brief Interventions

  • Individual Psychological Therapies

  • Pharmacological Therapies

  • Twelve-Step Approach

  • Residential Settings

  • Aftercare and Follow-Up

  • Conclusion

  • References