4. Mentoring Adolescents to Prevent Substance Use Disorders1

  1. Iosief Abraha1 and
  2. Cristina Cusi2

Published Online: 13 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118454503.ch4

Alcohol and Drug Misuse

Alcohol and Drug Misuse

How to Cite

Abraha, I. and Cusi, C. (2012) Mentoring Adolescents to Prevent Substance Use Disorders1, in Alcohol and Drug Misuse, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118454503.ch4

Author Information

  1. 1

    Regional Health Authority of Umbria, Perugia, Italy

  2. 2

    Outpatient Services – Neurology, Clinical Institutes of Specialisation, Milan, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 7 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470659694

Online ISBN: 9781118454503



  • mentoring adolescents in preventing substance use disorders;
  • substance use disorders among adolescents/young adults;
  • mentoring, a form of supportive relationship;
  • effectiveness of mentoring in preventing adolescent use disorders;
  • abstinence as measured by participant numbers;
  • interventions and effectiveness, limited by low rates of late starters;
  • mentoring versus absence of intervention, outcome;
  • limitations with trial reporting, and specific data lacking


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