drug abuse trends

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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In 1975, shortly after NIDA was established, NIDA’s first Monitoring the Future study (MTF) began to collect data on drug use among the Nation’s high school seniors. In 1991, 8th- and 10th-grade students were added to the annual study to [...]