Tags: "substance use"

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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22 May
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How Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) May Be Speeding Up Asthma Onset

Alarming evidence suggests a concerning association between ENDS usage and early-onset asthma.

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30 May
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Substance Abuse & Families Community Meeting for NW Florida

Drug Free America Foundation is partnering with Ounce of Prevention Fund of Florida, Prevent Child Abuse Florida for the Northwest regional town hall on June 28th.

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11 Jan
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New Release – 2021 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) Report

61.2 million people aged 12 and older used illicit drugs in the past year. The most commonly used illicit drug was marijuana, which has been used by 52.5 million people.

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New Report on 2021 Drug-Related Emergency Department Visits
04 Jan
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Drug-Related Emergency Visits

The Drug Abuse Warning Network, also known as the DAWN, recently released its nationwide report on 2021 data from drug-related emergency department visits. 

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22 Dec
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New Data – 2022 United States Youth Substance Use Trends

Newly released data from the 2022 Monitoring the Future Survey revealed that amongst youth in the United States, the overall reported substance use throughout the past year has been steady or significantly less than substance use before the 2020 COVID ...

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10 Jun
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Shift in Trends of Prenatal Substance Use Observed with Rapid Increase in Prenatal Marijuana Use

A new study in JAMA Network Open finds that over a 10-year period, prenatal use of marijuana increased at a faster rate than the prenatal use of other substances.

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04 Mar
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DFAF Produces Six New Resources!

Check out our new resources covering a variety of topics including: Apps Parents/Caregivers Should Know, Behavioral Health Equity, Impacts of Marijuana Legalization, Stigma Associated with Substance Use, Recovery in the Workplace, and Vaping.

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16 Dec
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Adolescent substance use declines as mental health symptoms rise

According to new data released from Monitoring the Future Survey, 2021 observed the largest 1-year decrease in overall illicit substance use reported among adolescents since 1975!

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21 Oct
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New Resources!

Check out and share the following three new resources: The Impacts of COVID-19 on Substance Use, Opioid Overdose, and Treatment; Substance Use and Mental Health Implications for the Workplace; and Kratom.

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