Resource: Substance Use Treatment Programs

This literature review focuses on substance use disorder (SUD) among youth under 18 and on the utilization of substance use treatment programs. The review describes the scope of substance use among youth, the theoretical base of substance use treatment programs, risk factors that can lead to SUDs, and protective factors that can buffer against SUDs. It also explores various types of treatment programs and outcome evidence, limitations to treatment programs, and available research. Learn more.