Treatment or Prevention

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The Treatment and Prevention of Drug Use and Abuse Professor Gross CJ: 411 Drugs and Alcohol in the Criminal Justice System 10/7/14 By Jimmy Ortega Juveniles across the country have many issues in today’s society however; the issues that are at hand can be prevented if the parents or guardians have control over that certain juvenile. If that parent doesn’t have control of that teen there are certain places in which the parents can reach out to and get help dealing with the issues. But when it comes to parenting just because you don’t have control over that teen at that moment doesn’t mean you’re a bad parent because teens these days are dealing with issues such as high school popularity to even the issue of…show more content…
Aliviane Aliviane, Inc. is a community-based minority governed, non-profit organization headquartered in El Paso, Texas, Region 10. Aliviane began providing services in 1970 intervention, and treatment programs in the areas of substance abuse, behavioral health, HIV services, homelessness, and education. Today, Aliviane is the primary provider of prevention and treatment services in West Texas for men, women, and adolescents. Aliviane also coordinates a strong network of community support with local, state, and national organizations to provide a continuum of care in West Texas. In addition, the agency operates a number of steering committees and planning groups in the areas of substance abuse and behavioral health. The agency also provides training and professional development for partnering organizations, health workers, interns, volunteers, and members of the community involved with social services (Aliviane, 2014). It is important for every city in the United States of America to have programs like Aliviane in place because it focuses on the community as a whole. Another reason it is important to have programs in place is because many individuals who suffer from a life of drug addiction or addiction in general feels as if there are alone in the world and have no guidance. But thankfully here in El Paso, Texas Aliviane mission statement is simply To provide a comprehensive and
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