Teen Drug Abuse News

Two Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) programs have been rewarded for their work in teaching young athletes about healthy alternatives to steroids, sport supplements, alcohol and other drugs.

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By Annika Lindorsson Krugel The headlines this week saw a house party go terribly wrong with 12 teenagers rushed to hospital following a suspected mass date-rape drug overdose. The drug is thought to have been poured into the drinks of [...]

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Cigarette Smoking And High School Drop Out

by admin on October 11, 2022

By Annika Lindorsson Krugel The American Lung Association has indentified smoking as the leading source of preventable disease and illness as well as the main cause of premature death in the country. This should not come as a surprise to [...]

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Childhood ADHD And Teen Substance Abuse

by admin on October 7, 2022

By Annika Lindorsson Krugel Scientists have found that childhood ADHD, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, could be as significant as having a family member with alcohol or substance abuse when predicting the risk of later alcohol problems in teens. ADHD Contributes To [...]

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Nitrous Oxide: No Laughing Matter?

by admin on October 5, 2022

By Annika Lindorsson Krugel In the last week nitrous oxide has hit the headlines more than once; Prince Harry is reportedly partying the night away on the “hippy crack”, and police in Anaheim, California, are linking at least two cases [...]

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New York’s first-ever drug amnesty, Operation Take Back, took place on September 25, 2010.

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Can Media Really Affect Youth Drug Use?

by admin on September 30, 2022

By Annika Lindorsson Krugel Although it is near impossible to determine what brings anyone to start using drugs, it can probably be argued that much of the information that shapes a young person’s understanding of drugs and the effects of [...]

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Parents Hold Key To Reducing Teen Marijuana Use

by admin on September 30, 2022

By Annika Lindorsson Krugel A recent study by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) reports an increase in illicit drug use from 8 per cent of the population aged 12 years and older in 2009 to 8.7 [...]

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Psychosis awaits marijuana smokers

by admin on June 2, 2022

Researchers in Finland have proven that teens who use marijuana are more likely to suffer from full-blown mental illness later in life. They interviewed teen weed smokers in the largest study of its kind and it was revealed that most [...]

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Drug Related Crimes

by admin on May 5, 2022

Some people say that you shouldn’t be getting to other people’s business if you are not affected by it. Unfortunately, drugs have relation to almost every crime that exists. You may earn your own cash, buy yourself your own stash, [...]

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