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Section I: Understanding Substance Abuse

1. Putting Drugs in Perspective

2. Why People Use and Abuse Drugs and Alcohol

3. Drug-Specific Information

4. Assessment of Substance Abuse, Dependence, and Addiction

Section II: Family

5. Substance Abuse and Family Systems

6. Parents and Family: At-Risk Factors for Substance Abuse

7. Growing Up in an Alcoholic Family System

Section III: Motivation, Intervention, Co-occuring Disorders, Prevention, Recovery, and Relapse Prevention

8. Motivation and Change

9. Intervention

10. Prevention of Substance Abuse Problems

11. Disorders Co-occurring with Substance Abuse

12. Alcohol/Drug Recovery, Co-occurring Disorders, Suicide and Alcohol/Drugs

13. The Problem of Relapse: Relapse Prevention (RP)

Appendix A: Trends in Annual Prevalence of Use of Various Drugs for Eighth, Tenth, and Twelfth Graders

Appendix B: Alcohol/Drug Screening Inventories

Appendix C: Medication Examples

Appendix D: At-Risk Factors for Substance Abuse