Unformatted text preview: related crimes, leaving the less serious offenders out of treatment. Scardaccione purposed that the judicial system should differentiate programs for adults and juvenile offenders. Adolescents need more direct methods of therapy that correlate with both the drug abuse but also with their home lives. They need more after-care, to help make sure that they do not relapse into using once they are back in their normal environments. But the harder the drug that is being used the more action should be done. The author purposes that before an adolescent be administered into a therapeutic program, he or she must first go through a detoxification treatment. Also, the author concludes that adolescent addiction can be lessened by more information being given in school and in the home about the dangers and consequences for drug abuse....
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- Fall '07
- Psychology, juvenile offenders, Justice Author- Glida Scardaccione Scardaccione