Date of Publication

1-22-2014

Abstract

Introduction. This study collaborated with the Winooski Coalition for a Safe and Peaceful Community (WCSPC) in order to identify underlying risk factors for initiating drug use in adolescents, ages 13-18 in Winooski, Vermont by implementing focus groups with community stakeholders and agencies.

Advisor(s)

Burton Wilcke, PhD, University of Vermont College of Medicine

Kate Nugent, MA, Winooski Coalition for a Safe and Peaceful Community

Agency

Winooski Coalition for a Safe and Peaceful Community

Subjects

Access to Health Services, Adolescent Health, Educational and Community-Based Programs, Substance Abuse

Notes

Presented at the American Public Health Association 142nd Annual Meeting & Expo, New Orleans, LA, November 17, 2014 as "Factors Leading to Adolescent Drug Abuse in Winooski Vermont," by Herman Kalsi, Yun-Yun Kathy Chen, Gia Fraher, Flang Nguyen, MA, Ilsley Colton, Weiss Surkhabi, Megan Wetzel, Kate Nugent, Burton Wilcke, PhD, and Jan K. Carney, MD, MPH.

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