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Caring for Young Adults with Substance Use Disorder

Source: Office Based Addiction Treatment at Boston Medical Center's Grayken for Addiction

This7 minute video titled “Caring for Young Adults with Substance Use Disorder” from a clinician at Boston Medical Center’s Grayken Center for Addiction describes the need for understanding the unique needs of youth ages 18 to 25.

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Rise Above Colorado

Source: Rise Above Colorado

Rise Above Colorado works to prevent teen drug abuse. The program is notable for its Colorado Methamphetamine Project which includes free resources for educators and community leaders to educate youth about meth use.

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Transforming Youth Recovery

Source: Transforming Youth Recovery

Transforming Youth Recovery is a 501(C)3 non-profit that supports research into effective programs for youth wellness and recovery and supports communities as they implement effective youth recovery programs.

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Stories of Impact – Videos Highlighting Collegiate Programs and Personal Stories

Source: Transforming Youth Recovery

This website features videos about youth recovery from the non-profit Transforming Youth Recovery. The videos feature personal stories about youths in recovery with a focus on collegiate recovery programs. One series of videos is hosted by former Miss USA and recovery advocate Tara Conner who shares her own experience with addiction and recovery. Note: these videos discuss traumatic events individuals have experienced and may be triggering for some viewers.

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Closing the Gap: An Examination of Access to Best-In-Class Evidence-based Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Programs for K-12 Students in the US

Source: Transforming Youth Recovery

This 2015 report from Transforming Youth Recovery looks at alcohol and drug prevention programs for K-12 students in the United States. The first section of the report describes the historical experience of drug prevention efforts in educational settings in the U.S.

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2017 Census and Definitions for Recovery Support in Higher Education

Source: Transforming Youth Recovery

This report from Transforming Youth Recovery reports the findings of a 2017 survey of collegiate recovery programs in the United States. Responses from 118 schools are reported with a focus on describing how the program is defined, the specific focus of the program, and additional services offered.

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38 Assets for Building Collegiate Recovery Capacity

Source: Transforming Youth Recovery

This 6 page document describes the 38 key assets that can be used to create a collegiate recovery program. Produced by Transforming Youth Recovery, the assets were identified through a survey of 91 collegiate recovery programs in the United States.

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Capacity Building for Collegiate Recovery

Source: Transforming Youth Recovery

This report from Transforming Youth Recovery provides a roadmap for building capacity to serve students in recovery from a substance use disorder on college campuses. The report describes a continuum of 6 steps students and their supporters can take to build and support campus recovery programs.

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