Interventions for single-parent families?

Interventions for single-parent families?

Single-parent households make up approximately 1/3 of U.S. households, and many adolescent children of single parents are at significant risk of engaging in risky drinking behaviors, according to a new article by Racheal Reavy, Rob Turrisi, and Kimberly Mallett in the Journal of Adolescent Health. However, the authors found that while parent-based interventions have a potentially powerful role to play in reducing the scope of the adolescent drinking problem, their content focuses primarily the parenting behavior of two-parent households.

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