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Child Attitudes Towards Drug Use Risk

Principal Investigator:

Examine the responses of children treated at the JHH Adolescent clinic towards drug use and drug use risk. Baseline responses of children, ages 10-14 years, on a Project Alert: Survey of Student Attitudes and Behaviors will be compared between a group of children whose mothers are in a drug recovery program and children who attend the Harriet Lane clinic whose biological parents do not have a history of drug or alcohol abuse.

It is hypothesized that children of parents who have a history of drug use will be more knowledgeable about the adverse effects of drug use, yet more tolerant of alcohol, cigarette, and marijuana use.

Bradley L. Schlaggar, M.D., Ph.D., Named President and CEO of Kennedy Krieger Institute

We’re thrilled to welcome Bradley L. Schlaggar, M.D., Ph.D., to the Kennedy Krieger family as our next President and CEO.
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