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Orientaciones técnicas para la detección, intervención motivacional y referencia a tratamiento para el consumo del alcohol y otras drogas en adolescentes (Technical guidelines for detection, intervention, motivations, and referral to treatment for alcohol and other drug use in adolescents)

Subsecretaría de Salud Pública; División de Prevención y Control de Enfermedades Ministerio de Salud Country Resources Child and Youth Substance Abuse/Alcohol policies/plans/legislations and service standards Chile 1 January 2015 Guidelines alcohol, child and adolescent, substance use

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El presente documento propone ser una herramienta práctica de apoyo a los equipos de salud para la atención de adolescentes, orientada a la detección, intervención motivacional y referencia a tratamiento para el consumo de alcohol y otras drogas. Es una herramienta de apoyo de comunicación no directiva, que permite explorar y comprender en conjunto con el adolescente sus actitudes y conductas en relación con el consumo de drogas, entregar información sobre las consecuencias para la salud y proyecto de vida, promoviendo cambios hacia estilos de vida más saludables. Así mismo, permite identificar la eventual presencia de un trastorno por consumo de sustancias y realizar la referencia para su atención lo más oportuna posible.

This document aims to be a practical support tool for health teams for the care of adolescents, orientated at the detection, intervention and referral for treatment for the consumption of alcohol and other drugs. It is a non-directive communication support tool, which allows the adolescent to explore and understand their attitudes and behaviours in relation to the consumption of drugs, give them information about the consequences for their health and life, promoting changes towards healthier lifestyles. Furthermore, it allows the identification of the presence of a substance use disorder and to make a referral to treat it as soon as possible.


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