Determinants of substance abuse among incarcerated adolescents: Implications for brief treatment and crisis intervention.
| Author: Stephen Tripodi, David W. Springer, Kevin Corcoran
This study assessed the determinants of substance abuse among incarcerated youth. Because substance abuse is a predictor of incarceration and conduct disorder is known to increase the chances of youth abusing substances, the purpose of this study was to determine what seminal symptoms of conduct disorder seem to be the risk factors for substance abusers among incarcerated youth.
Category: Substance Use, Juvenile Offenders
Inmate suicide: Prevalence, assessment and protocols.
| Author: Stephen Tripodi, Kimberly Bender
This article describes the prevalence of suicide for incarcerated adults in detention centers, jails, and prisons; factors associated with suicide risk; methods for assessing suicide risk in this vulnerable population; and current protocols for suicide prevention programs in jails and prisons.