Tags: "substance use"

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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23 Sep
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Impacts of COVID-19 on Substance Use, Opioid Overdose, and Treatment

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated challenges for millions of adults with substance use disorders. New obstacles for obtaining treatment exist as do increasing stressors, including isolation, unemployment, and illness.

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27 Nov
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Parental marijuana use associated with increased risk of substance use among adolescent and young adult offspring.

With legalization gaining traction around the country, more and more states are opting to legalize marijuana for recreational use, much to the detriment of youth and young adults. We know from the large-scale natural experiments being conducted in CO, OR, ...

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