CHARACTERISTICS OF AUSTRALIAN ADOLESCENT FEMALES IN RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT WHO REPORT USING METHAMPHETAMINES
METHAMPHETAMINES HAVE GARNERED GROWING ATTENTION GLOBALLYAll Research and Trends
High levels of trauma and mental health problems in this population support the notion that traumatic childhood experiences are strongly associated with problematic alcohol and drug use, particularly methamphetamine use, at a young age.
Increased attention to decreasing family violence, abuse and neglect is required and in clinical practice, a trauma-informed model of care is recommended.
Photo credit: Noffs