Successful Mental Health Approach To Teenage Alcohol Prevention

Dr Patricia Conrod Targeted psychological interventions aimed at teenagers at risk of emotional and behavioural problems significantly reduce their drinking behaviour, and that of their schoolmates, according to the results from a large randomised controlled trial published in JAMA Psychiatry. The authors argue that the intervention could be administered in schools throughout the UK to help prevent teenage alcohol abuse. The ‘Adventure Trial’ is led by Dr Patricia Conrod, King’s …

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