Teen Drug Use Up, Alcohol Use Down

Teen Drug Use Up, Alcohol Use Down

WASHINGTON — America's teens are using more marijuana and less alcohol, according to an annual government study of eighth-, 10th- and 12th-graders across the country.Some 6.1 percent of high-school seniors reported using marijuana this year, up from 5.2 percent in 2009, according to the Monitoring the Future survey released by the National Institutes of Health.Read More... More on Addiction & Recovery

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  • Salamanca Teen Charged With Meth Production - Jamestown Post-Journal
    According to the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force, a deputy with the Cattaraugus County Sherriff's Office was on a routine patrol when...
    09/4/2015 - 3:40 pm | View Link
  • Movies playing at Valley theaters Sept. 4 - Fresno Bee
    Tomorrowland ( ☆ ☆ ): Teen and former boy genius look for a place ... Rated R (language, graphic nudity, drug use). 99 minutes.
    09/4/2015 - 5:32 am | View Link
  • North scape: Library events and meetings - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
    412-486-0211, will hold the following programs: • Teen Game Night ... • National Drug Take-Back Day, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept.
    09/3/2015 - 1:58 pm | View Link
  • 3 Santa Clara County deputies arrested in mentally ill inmate's ... - Chicago Tribune
    3 Officers Arrested on Suspicion of Murder in California Inmate ... - Time
    09/3/2015 - 1:22 pm | View Link
  • Family of S.C. teen killed by police petitions state's high court - Savannah Morning News
    ... removed from an investigation into the shooting of a South Carolina teen killed by a police officer during an apparent drug bust, the man’s...
    09/2/2015 - 9:45 am | View Link
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  • Teen jailed over NRL star's car escapes
    He noted she had a "long road ahead of her" in battling a drug addiction. Meanwhile, Brimble is serving 22 months for robbery with actual violence and occasioning bodily harm offences. She is also 19 and has multiple tattoos on her right arm, including the ...
    09/3/2015 - 11:20 pm | View Link
  • Teen Who Texted Mom 'I'm Scared' Found Dead
    Ohio authorities have confirmed that bones found in a fire pit behind a home connected to a suspected drug trafficker belong to Alesha Bell, a teenager who vanished after sending her mother a disturbing text message. "Mom, if I make it home, I need you.
    09/3/2015 - 7:09 pm | View Link
  • Coroner: Remains found in Roaming Shores are of missing Warren teen
    Warren Police Department investigators had searched Brooks’ home weeks before the sheriff’s department arrested Brooks on drug and weapons charges, but Bell was not located. The department will continue to work alongside county investigators moving ...
    09/3/2015 - 6:01 pm | View Link
  • Trenton teen shot by police falls under TIDE-TAG program, could face significant jail time
    The AG’s Office has broad latitude to interpret the TAG guidelines. Some circumstances when prosecutors can charge someone under TAG include when a gun was used in drug-dealing, brandished or fired in public, and when a firearm is stolen or defaced.
    09/3/2015 - 3:16 pm | View Link
  • Toxicology Report Shows Teen on Psychedelic Drugs When Killed by Arlington Police
    An unarmed teenager was under the influence marijuana and a psychedelic drug when he was shot and killed by an Arlington, Texas, police officer Aug. 7, the Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office says. A report released Wednesday by the medical examiner ...
    09/3/2015 - 10:13 am | View Link
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  • Partnership for Drug-Free Kids
    A drug abuse prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery resource, to help parents and caregivers address alcohol and drug abuse with their teens and young adults.
    09/3/2015 - 8:28 am | View Website
  • NIDA for Teens
    The NIDA for Teens Web site helps educate adolescents ages 11 through 15 (as well as their parents and teachers) on the science behind drug abuse.
    09/3/2015 - 6:05 am | View Website
  • Resources Archive
    78 percent of teens say they have friends who use marijuana regularly. *PATS 2013
    09/3/2015 - 2:44 am | View Website
  • Teen Health and Wellness
    provides middle and high school students with diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition and mental health information.
    09/2/2015 - 9:51 pm | View Website
  • Drugs.com | Prescription Drug Information, Interactions ...
    Online drug information in an A to Z format. Includes information about clinical trials, latest news, drug interactions, and a pill identifier.
    09/2/2015 - 7:27 pm | View Website
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