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Carol's Publications - Complete List

Dangerous Drugs: An Easy-to-Use Reference for Parents and Professionals, 2000, and 2003 (2nd edition), Hazelden Publishing, 300-page reference book about drugs of abuse; what they are, and who uses them.

“Drug abuse trends - Minneapolis/St. Paul,” - a research report based on the most recent available data from multiple sources.

"Confronting prescription opioid misuse: Doctors play a pivotal role," Minnesota Physician, Volume 28, No. 10, January 2015.

"Reefer Sadness," Minnesota Medicine, Volume 97, Issue 3, pp. 39 - 41, April 2014
"The Rampant Abuse of Prescription Pain Medication," Minnesota Medicine, Volume 96, Issue 3, pp. 38 - 41, March 2013.

“Prescription drug abuse: What health care professionals need to know,” Minnesota Physician, October 2012, Volume 27, Number 7, pp. 24 – 26.

“The slow but rising tide of heroin abuse and addiction in the Twin Cities,” Minnesota Association of Resources for Recovery and Chemical Health (MARRCH) Journal, October 2011.

“Illegal drug impersonators: The synthetic drug abuse boom,” Minnesota Medicine, Volume 94, Number 10, pp. 52 -54, October 2011.

“Trends in drug abuse among Minnesota youth,” Minnesota Medicine, Vol 93, No 9, September 2010.

“Drug and Alcohol Abuse in Minnesota: A Biennial Report to the 2009 Minnesota Legislature,” Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division, Minnesota Department. of Human Services, January 2009.

“Substance Abuse Treatment in Minnesota: A 2008 Update,” Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division, Minnesota Department. of Human Services, January 2008.

“Getting high in the 21st century: Easier and more dangerous than ever,” Minnesota HealthCare News, Volume 5, Number 10, October 2007.

“Celebrating recovery and focusing on those still suffering from addiction,” Op-ed, St. Paul Pioneer Press, September 25, 2007.

Columnist, “Drug Abuse Update,” in the Hazelden VOICE, a twice-yearly newspaper with 90,000 circulation (2000 to 2007).

Columnist, The Eagle, the newsletter of the Office of the US Attorney, Minneapolis, Minnesota. (2000 to 2006)

“Methamphetamine goes to high school” The Phoenix, February, 2005.

“Halfway houses build bridges to recovery” with Brenda Illiff, Counselor, Volume 5, No. 6, December 2004.

“They’re just pills” Minnesota Healthcare News, Vol 2, No.11, November 2004.

“Methamphetamine across America: Misconceptions, realities, and solutions” Spectrum, The Journal of State Government, Volume 77, No 4, Fall 2004.

“Nicotine addiction: New research, new treatment” Counselor, Volume 4, No. 4, August 2003. (Cover story)

“Dietary supplements: Buyers beware” Minnesota Healthcare News, Volume 1, No. 7, July 2003.

“Prescribe with caution: The rising tide of prescription drug abuse” Minnesota Physician, Volume XVI, No. 5, August 2002.

Kozel, Nicholas J., Robertson, Elizabeth B., Falkowski, Carol L., (2002) The Community Epidemiology Work Group approach, Substance Use and Misuse, Volume 37, Issue 5-7, Pages 783 – 803.

“Drug abuse trends: More choices, more risks” Minnesota Physician, Volume XV, No. 6, September 2001.

“An epidemic with staying power: Underage drinking” Healthy Generations, Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Volume 2, Issue 2, September 2001.

Research Update, Butler Center for Research, Hazelden Foundation. Wrote the following issues: “Monitoring substance abuse” (2001), “Preventing adolescent substance abuse” (2000), “Project MATCH: A study of alcoholism treatment approaches,” “Current trends in substance abuse” (2000), “Trends in adolescent substance abuse,” (2000) “Nicotine use associated with the abuse of other substances” (2000).

Research News, a publication of the Chemical Dependency Division of the Minnesota Department. of Human Services. Wrote the following issues: “Minneapolis youth talk about marijuana” 1997), “The Substance Abuse Monitoring System (1995), “Qualitative tools for understanding substance abuse,” (1993), “Drug abuse-related hospital emergencies in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area,” (1993).

The Substance Abuse Monitoring System - 1994 (premiere edition), and 1996 (updated) -- A collection of 23 county-level indicators of substance abuse packaged with statewide maps and graphs for each of Minnesota’s 87 counties as a useful tool for policymakers, planners, and practitioners.

“The impact of two-day jail sentences for drunk drivers in Hennepin County, Minnesota,” Journal of Safety Research, Vol 17 (1), Spring 1986.



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