Tags: "adolescents"

05 Jun
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Unveiling the Dark Side of Social Media: E-Cigarette Sales on TikTok

A recent study found that this popular social media had a marked increase in content promoting e-cigarettes, including illegal sales to underage users.

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28 May
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High Stakes: The Surprising Connection Between Teen Cannabis Use and Psychosis

Research studies have long suggested a potential link between marijuana use and psychotic disorders. A recent study conducted by McDonald et al., uncovered that these associations not only exist but are much stronger than anticipated.

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13 Apr
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Adolescent Drug Overdose Deaths Skyrocketing

A new analysis of trends in drug overdose deaths among adolescents aged 14 to 18 years finds drug overdose deaths dramatically increased by 94% between 2019 and 2020 and continued to climb by 20% from 2020 to 2021, despite holding ...

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29 Jan
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Australian Study Demonstrates Consequences of Youth Marijuana Use

Researchers in Australia released the results of a new study examining the consequences of long-term marijuana use that began in adolescence or young adulthood. A total of 1,792 participants were included in the longitudinal study spanning 20 years (from ages ...

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21 Dec
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California, Nevada, and Oregon See Increase in Youth Marijuana Use

According to the latest results of the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), past-year use of marijuana among 12-17 year-olds significantly increased in a handful of states where recreational use of marijuana is legal: in Nevada, past-year use ...

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16 Dec
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Study Finds that Vaping among 10th and 12th Graders Leveled Off From 2019-2020, While Substance Use Increased Among 8th Graders  

The latest results from the Monitoring the Future (MTF) study are in and while there are some encouraging signs, much work yet remains to be done. It is important to note that the survey had to be cut short due ...

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11 Dec
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Factores Protectores

Protective Factors video now available in Spanish!

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15 Sep
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New Video Alert!

Find out about protective factors and what adults can do to help prevent youth from using drugs, alcohol, and tobacco.

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04 Aug
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Large increase observed in use of high-potency marijuana products among Colorado teens

According to the latest report released by Healthy Kids Colorado, use of highly potent marijuana products such as dabs and vapes has skyrocket since marijuana was first legalized for recreational use 6 years ago. The prevalence of dabbing among high ...

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20 May
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New Resources!

We’re excited to announce the development of four new prevention resources! Learn about vaping, smoking, and COVID-19; how you can prevent an opioid related death; the dangers of fentanyl and fentanyl analogs; and the impact of marijuana use on adolescents. Check ...

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