Project Description

Supplement to Pathways to High-Risk Drug Abuse Among Urban Youth: Club Drugs

This supplement grant to the study, “Pathways to High-Risk Drug Abuse Among Urban Youth” seeks to understand and document the social and cultural contexts of “club” or “designer” drug use, and sex risks associated with the influx of these new drugs among urban youth in Hartford, CT.

Additional Information:

ICR
Jean J. Schensul, Ph.D.
Principal Investigator
Mark Convey, M.A.,
Research Assistant

Hispanic Health Council
Julie Eiserman, M.A.
Ethnographer

Please read the project abstract here.

The following papers and presentations resulted from this project:

The traveling panel presentation titled “Rollin’ and Dustin'”

Eiserman, J., Schensul, J., Pino, R., Burkholder, G., Singer, M. The Influence of MDMA on Sex Behavior of Urban Youth and Young Adults. Special session entitled Dancing with Drugs, organized by Jean J. Schensul and Merrill Singer, held at the Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting, Merida, Mexico, 2001.

Huebner, C., Singer, M., Schensul, J., Eiserman, J., Burkholder, G. Urban Youth, “Club Drugs”, and Party Culture. Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting, Merida, Mexico, 2001.

Schensul, J., Singer, M. Dancing with Drugs: Urban Youth, Club Drugs and Sex Risk. Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting, Merida, Mexico, 2001.

Pino, R., Burkholder, G., Schensul, J. Self-Reported STIs in Urban Youth Networks: A Call for Research and Intervention. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, 2001.

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