Children or adolescents who are using drugs or alcohol may be in need of treatment for substance abuse. Substance use disorder can change normal behaviors, and interfere with the ability to go to school or have healthy relationships with others. Youth who present with substance abuse issues and behavioral health issues may have a dual-diagnosis, or co-occurring disorder. The following programs offer substance abuse treatment programs for children or adolescents.
Information provided by The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.