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The program you choose for your teen needs to view
substance abuse as a primary disease and not as a symptom. Your teen needs to
have a comprehensive evaluation to determine the level of substance use and the
presence of psychiatric or medical conditions.
If you need to
place your teen in a treatment program, look for one that has the following
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerPatrice Burgess, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerPeter Monti, PhD - Alcohol and Addiction
Current as ofMarch 12, 2014
Current as of:
March 12, 2014
Patrice Burgess, MD - Family Medicine & Peter Monti, PhD - Alcohol and Addiction
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