(The NIDA Blog Team) Did you know that about one out of every eight children in the United States age 17 or younger (about 8.7 million young people) live in households with at least one parent or caregiver who is coping with a substance use problem?
(October 27) In an effort to raise awareness about drug use prevention, the U.S. Postal Service teamed up with the Drug Enforcement Administration to announce the release of the Drug Free USA Forever stamp.
(National Institute of Drug Abuse, September 15) Vaping marijuana and vaping nicotine rose sharply in the past three years among college-age (19-22 years old) adults, according to 2019 survey results from the Monitoring the Future (MTF) study.
(Scientific American, September 2020 issue) The belief that addiction is due to “moral weakness and flawed character” can be dangerous for people battling substance misuse, according to National Institute on Drug Abuse Director Nora Volkow.
(HealthDay News, August 18) A new study out of the University of Washington suggests that the legalization of recreational marijuana may have disrupted the steady decline of the drug’s use among teens in the state.