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Adolescents and Emerging Adults

June 24, 2020
Although recovery supports for youth and young adults generally have lagged in comparison to those for such services for adults, the Wheeler Clinic’s Connecticut Center for Prevention, Wellness, and…
February 20, 2020
Across the country, hospital emergency departments (EDs) are experiencing a sharp increase in the number of children and teens seeking treatment for mental health conditions. It’s a sign that…
October 18, 2019
The Drug Policy Alliance this month launched a drug education curriculum offering high schools a harm reduction-based alternative to abstinence-only prevention programs. A news release from the…
August 05, 2019
The latest hire by the nation's largest manufacturer of electronic cigarettes has caused a stir in the research and advocacy communities. Juul Labs has hired as its medical director Mark Rubinstein,…
June 21, 2019
A young adult's proximity to the location of medical marijuana dispensaries appears to be associated with a higher likelihood of marijuana use, with storefront advertising having the strongest…
June 17, 2019
Andrew Burki is the new chief public policy officer at Hanley Foundation. where his advocacy efforts will focus largely on the national dialogue around youth recovery support services.
June 14, 2019
Research shows that young women identifying as sexual minorities experience disproportionate risk of substance use as early as age 13.
May 30, 2019
A total of 150 community coalitions that have not received Drug-Free Communities Support Program funding in the past are expected to be awarded fiscal 2019 grants.
May 08, 2019
The challenges facing caregiving youths have been largely unrecognized in the U.S., and the opioid crisis likely has worsened the problem.
February 18, 2019
A guide from the Center on Addiction and the Child Mind Institute outlines the benefits of integrated care for young people with co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders.
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