Teen Marijuana Use: How Concerned Should We Be?

Teen Marijuana Use: How Concerned Should We Be?

Filed under: teen drug abuse

More recently, studies are looking at the regularity of marijuana use by teens. A large group of 8th, 10th and 12th graders were surveyed in a study conducted under a grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). Results showed that 6.5% of …
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Q&A — Former Celtic to speak on drug abuse

Filed under: teen drug abuse

He recently shared his thoughts on concerns about teen drug use, and how he hopes to help. What are you hoping to present to the students and community at this forum? My goal, my mission, is to prevent kids from going down the same path I went down.
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Teen and Family Services

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“I think it is a misnomer that only kids in lower socioeconomic environments struggle with substance abuse. What wealthy kids have is more disposable income, more free time on their hands.” Teen and Family Services, 1733 Woodstead Court, Ste. 102, The …
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Personal Perspectives On Teen Drug Abuse – Teenagers struggling through recovery from drug addiction discuss their challenges, and adults who abused as teens talk about their paths to eliminating drugs from their lives. This segment aired on South Dakota Focus during the topic of teen drug trends on Thursday, December 15, 2011. View the full program and additional materials at South Dakota Public Broadcasting’s website, SDPB.org.

 

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Did you know that 1 in 6 teens report having tried a prescription drug just for fun? Scary. http://t.co/9obyjHpZ – by CIPAinjury (CIPA)

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U.S. is worst rich nation in infant mortality, homicide, teen preg, STDs/AIDS, drug abuse, obesity, heart/lung disease. http://t.co/PPCMqbOo – by matthewnordan (Matthew Nordan)

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RT @livingcannabis: “Study finds #medical #marijuana has no impact on teen #drug abuse” #weed #pot #mmj #mmot http://t.co/qcTykOEX – by andri_rad (Andri Rad!)

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