teen drug use

Dopamine And Teenage Alcohol And Drug Use

by admin on October 21, 2022

Although previously suggested by various studies, the idea that some individuals are more susceptible to becoming addicted to alcohol and other drugs has never been backed up by scientific evidence. But a new study by the U.S. Department of Energy’s [...]

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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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Teen Drug Use Dips, But Drinking Persists

by admin on November 27, 2021

In Washington, drug use among teens has dipped nationwide. However, one pressing issue still remains: underage drinking. According to a study released April 2006, California and Wisconsin teens are still plunging to the beer and wine bottles. The report by [...]

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