The teen substance abuse treatment program: Program design, treatment issues, and client characteristics

Sally J. Stevens, Barbara D. Estrada, Theodora Carter, Lynn Reinardy, Valerie Seitz, Tara Swartz

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The Teen Substance Abuse Treatment (TSAT) program is a threemonth intensive outpatient treatment program administered by EMPACT-SPC for adolescent substance users living in Maricopa County, Arizona. Most of what is now Maricopa County was included as part of the Territory of New Mexico until 1863 when the Arizona Territory was established. The growth of Phoenix and other settlements along the Salt River resulted in the creation of Maricopa County which was officially established on February 14,1871. It was the first new county of the original four counties of Territorial Arizona. The county was named in honor of the Maricopa Indians, who Financial assistance for this study was provided by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration-Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (SAMHSACS AT) grant # KD1 TI 11892. The opinions expressed in this chapter are those of the authors and do not reflect official positions of SAMHSA-CSAT.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAdolescent Substance Abuse Treatment in the United States
Subtitle of host publicationExemplary Models from a National Evaluation Study
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages20
ISBN (Electronic)9781317825593
ISBN (Print)9780789016065
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology(all)


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