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Latinos and Alcohol Use/Abuse Revisited
Advances and Challenges for Prevention and Treatment Programs


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Latinos and Alcohol Use/Abuse Revisited
Advances and Challenges for Prevention and Treatment Programs

by Melvyn Delgado (Author)



ISBN: 9780789029256


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The book provides an up-to-date socio-demographic foundation, then builds upon current research and information to present a clear picture of the needs of various Latino populations for alcohol abuse programs now and in the future. Latinos and Alcohol Use/Abuse Revisited discusses:
* the Latino demographic profile--an overview
* patterns of need and treatment among Mexican-origin adults in central California
* alcohol abuse among Dominican-Americans
* the onset of alcohol and other drug use among gang members
* incarcerated Latinas, alcohol, and other drug abuse
* rural Latino grandparents raising grandchildren of substance abusing parents
* alcohol use among Puerto Rican active injecting drug users
* alcohol and other drug abuse prevention for high-risk youth
* a case study of a Puerto Rican community in Massachusetts
* detailed recommendations for prevention and treatmentLatinos and Alcohol Use/Abuse Revisited is a detailed examination of prevention and treatment programs for Latinos, invaluable for substance abuse professionals, social workers, practitioners, and professionals in charge of alcohol prevention and treatment programs.


ISBN 789029251
ISBN13 9780789029256
Publisher Haworth Press Inc
Format Hardback
Publication date 15/12/2005
Pages 240
Weight (grammes) 544
Published in United States
Height (mm) 224
Width (mm) 164

* SECTION 1: CONTEXT SETTING FOR LATINOS AND ALCOHOL * Chapter 1. Introduction (Melvin Delgado) * Chapter 2. Brief Overview of Latino Demographics in the Twenty-First Century: Implications for Alcohol Related Services (Celina Miranda) * SECTION 2: PREVENTION AND TREATMENT * Chapter 3. Seeking Care for Alcohol Problems: Patterns of Need and Treatment Among Mexican-Origin Adults in Central California (William A. Vega and William M. Sribney) * Chapter 4. Alcohol Use Among Dominican-Americans: An Exploration (Annecy Baez) * Chapter 5. Onset of Alcohol and Other Drug Use Among Latino Gang Members: A Preliminary Analysis (Mario De La Rosa and Douglas Rugh) * Chapter 6. Incarcerated Latinas and Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse: Assessment and Intervention Considerations (Betty Garcia) * Chapter 7. Ahora le Voy a Cuidar Mis Nietos: Rural Latino Grandparents Raising Grandchildren of Alcohol and Other Drug Abusing Parents (Karen Bullock) * Chapter 8. Creating Circulos del Cuidado for AOD Latino Juvenile Offenders (Edward Pabon) * Chapter 9. Alcohol Use Among Puerto Rican Active Injection Drug Users (Lena M. Lundgren, LaChelle Capalla, and Linsey Ben-Ami) * Chapter 10. Substance Abuse Prevention for High-Risk Youth: Exploring Culture and Alcohol and Drug Use (Lori K. Holleran, Margaret A. Taylor-Seehafer, Elizabeth C. Pomeroy, and James Alan Neff) * Chapter 11. Pentecostal Religion, Asset Assessment, and Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse: A Case Study of a Puerto Rican Community in Massachusetts (Melvin Delgado and Michael Rosati) * SECTION 3: SUMMARY OF PREVENTION AND TREATMENT IMPLICATIONS * Chapter 12. Cross-Cutting Themes and Recommendations (Melvin Delgado) * Index * Reference Notes Included