20. Substance Use

  1. Edilma L. Yearwood PhD, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN,
  2. Geraldine S. Pearson PhD, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN and
  3. Jamesetta A. Newland PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP, DPNAP
  1. Maureen Reed Killeen,
  2. Caroline R. McKinnon and
  3. Judith Hirsh

Published Online: 28 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118704660.ch20

Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health

Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health

How to Cite

Reed Killeen, M., McKinnon, C. R. and Hirsh, J. (2012) Substance Use, in Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health (eds E. L. Yearwood, G. S. Pearson and J. A. Newland), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118704660.ch20

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 9 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813807867

Online ISBN: 9781118704660



  • Alcohol;
  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT);
  • Dopamine (DA);
  • Illicit drug use and marijuana;
  • Medically supervised opiate withdrawal (MSW);
  • Multisystemic therapy (MST);
  • Opioids and tobacco;
  • Screening, brief intervention, referral, and treatment (SBIRT)


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Terminology

  • Trends in Substance Use During Childhood and Adolescence

  • Statistics Related to Substances of Abuse by Youth

  • Neurobiology

  • Etiology

  • Clinical Presentation

  • Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral, and Treatment (SBIRT)

  • Evidence-Based Assessment Tools

  • Medically Supervised Opiate Withdrawal (MSW)

  • Collaborative Nursing Care

  • Implications for Advanced Practice Nurses

  • Case Exemplar

  • Summary

  • Resources

  • References