Online Program

Adolescent Alcohol Use and Misuse: Trends and Interventions


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Dr. Rob Leeman discusses the trends of adolescent alcohol use and misuse.  He also describes newer interventions using technology/apps for adolescent to use for self-evaluation. Dr. Leeman discusses the increase in heavy alcohol use by adolescents. This webinar was held on April 6, 2023.

Contact Hours: 1.25               Cost: $10               Length: 1 hour, 15 minutes


Cost: $ 10.00

Contact Hours 1.25


Learning Outcomes: By participating in this webinar, the learner will be able to:

     1. Identify trends in adolescent use of alcohol.

     2. Describe the science for helping reduce alcohol use in adolescents.

     3. Identify 2 interventions showing promise for reducing adolescent alcohol misuse


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Rob Leeman, PhD

Professor and Department Chair Department of Health Sciences, Faculty

Northeastern University

Dr.. Leeman’s interests are in Addictive Behaviors, HIV, Adolescence/Young Adulthood, Etiology, Interventions, mHealth. Dr. Leeman is an experimental psychologist with a public health focus. His primary research interests are addictive behaviors (particularly alcohol), sexual health behavior and difficulties with self-control (e.g., impulsivity). Using human laboratory, survey and randomized controlled trial methods, Dr. Leeman tests novel interventions for substance misuse and HIV prevention and attempts to learn more about risk factors for these behaviors, particularly in adolescent and young adult populations. In his recent research, these novel interventions have been primarily technology-based including web-based interventions, mobile health (mHealth) devices and smartphone applications.mHe was named a Fellow of the American Psychological Association in 2021.

Presenter Disclosure Statement:

Planners Dr. Jenny Gormley and Dr. Kathy Hassey work within the Northeastern University School of Nursing, which has received an unrestricted donation from Exergen Corporation.  All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.  

At this time, the presenter for this educational activity has no relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. If relevant financial relationships are identified, this information will be shared with learners prior to the educational activity.

Continuing Education Information:

Northeastern University School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.ANCC Logo Jing

MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education  Provider Number 2019U003

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