Tags: "substance abuse prevention"

10 Jun
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New study confirms faster youth transition to substance use disorders

In a new study using nationally representative data, researchers observed a higher prevalence of substance use disorders (SUDs) within one year of marijuana and prescription drug misuse initiation among adolescents compared to young adults (10.7% vs 6.4%).

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11 May
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It’s National Prevention Week!

This week is SAMHSA’s National Prevention Week (NPW), an annual health observance to increase public awareness and action around substance use prevention and to promote positive mental health. NPW is organized around theme days to focus attention on particular substances ...

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