Published in Hospital Law Weekly, February 14th, 2008
Findings of the study, published in the January issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, suggest the need for depression screenings as part of the juvenile intake process in order to determine appropriate mental health, substance use and HIV risk behavior interventions.
"We know that symptoms of depression may be a factor that is linked to both drug and alcohol use and sexual risk-taking behaviors,"...
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