Posts Tagged ‘Stats and Info’

  • Connection Between Brain Injury & Teen Substance Use - TeenDrugRehabs

    The Link Between Teen Drug Use And Traumatic Brain Injury

    Feb 3, 15 • 2060 Views • Facts and StatsComments Off on The Link Between Teen Drug Use And Traumatic Brain Injury

    Teenagers in the U.S. use or abuse a range of illicit or illegal drugs and medications, including things such as marijuana, prescription stimulants, opioid painkillers, crystal methamphetamine, MDMA (Ecstasy, Molly), cocaine and hallucinogens. A number of...

  • Substance Use Make It Harder Teens To Quit Smoking - TeenDrugRehabs

    Marijuana Use, Binge Drinking Make It Harder For Teens To Quit Smoking

    Feb 1, 15 • 2074 Views • Substance AbuseComments Off on Marijuana Use, Binge Drinking Make It Harder For Teens To Quit Smoking

    Frequent marijuana use and alcohol binging substantially decrease the odds that a teenager will manage to stop smoking, a study published in 2014 in the journal Substance Abuse finds. Significant numbers of American teenagers smoke addictive,...

  • North Carolina Rise In Teen Prescription Drug Deaths - TeenDrugRehabs

    North Carolina Sees Surge In Teen Prescription Overdose Deaths

    Jan 30, 15 • 2637 Views • NewsComments Off on North Carolina Sees Surge In Teen Prescription Overdose Deaths

    North Carolina is currently experiencing an alarming increase in prescription overdose deaths, with both teens and adults falling victim to this unfortunate trend. Prescription drug abuse is a problem that has exploded over the last decade across the country....

  • Surprising Teen Tobacco Use - TeenDrugRehabs.com

    More Than 1 In 5 Teens Uses Tobacco, CDC Says

    Jan 27, 15 • 1858 Views • Facts and StatsComments Off on More Than 1 In 5 Teens Uses Tobacco, CDC Says

    Nearly 23 percent of U.S. high school students use tobacco products, according to the results of the Centers for Disease Control’s National Youth Tobacco Survey, meaning that the disease and death associated with tobacco use will continue for years to come....

  • Can ADHD Drugs Hurt Kids’ Academic Performance - TeenDrugRehabs.com

    Can ADHD Drugs Actually Hurt Kids’ Academic Performance?

    Jan 25, 15 • 1896 Views • ADHD/ADDComments Off on Can ADHD Drugs Actually Hurt Kids’ Academic Performance?

    New research finds that the purported ability of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) drugs to improve academic performance in children has been greatly exaggerated. In fact, the study authors say the drugs may be having a negative effect on the...

  • Teens Dangerous Driving Consequences Alcohol, Marijuana Use - TeenDrug

    Teens Report Dangerous Driving Among Consequences Of Alcohol, Marijuana Use

    Jan 23, 15 • 2126 Views • Substance AbuseComments Off on Teens Report Dangerous Driving Among Consequences Of Alcohol, Marijuana Use

    Unsafe driving was among the more alarming findings reported by teenagers who drink alcohol and smoke marijuana, say New York University researchers studying the harms associated with adolescent substance use. Significant numbers of American teenagers consume...

  • How Accurate Is ASSIST Substance Screening Tool For Teens - TeenDrug

    How Accurate Is The ASSIST Substance Screening Tool For Teenagers?

    Jan 20, 15 • 2293 Views • Substance AbuseComments Off on How Accurate Is The ASSIST Substance Screening Tool For Teenagers?

    The Alcohol, Smoking and Substance Involvement Screening Tool is a short questionnaire developed by the World Health Organization in order to identify people likely affected by significant problems with alcohol, drugs/medications or nicotine/tobacco. This...

  • Teenagers Take Anti-Marijuana Ads To Heart - TeenDrugRehabs.com

    Teenagers Take Anti-Marijuana Ads To Heart

    Jan 18, 15 • 2496 Views • Facts and StatsComments Off on Teenagers Take Anti-Marijuana Ads To Heart

    Marijuana is one of the most widely used drugs among American teenagers, and with the trend in marijuana legalization for adults, public health officials worry about the repercussions for teen users. In a study published in 2013 in the journal Psychology of...

  • Beer Cans - Why Teenage Drinking Is A Major Problem - TeenDrugRehabs

    Why Teenage Drinking Is A Major Problem

    Jan 13, 15 • 2245 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on Why Teenage Drinking Is A Major Problem

    Statistics on underage drinking paint a picture that isn’t so pretty. Teens are drinking and they are paying the consequences for it. There are a number of reasons why teens should not be using alcohol. Young people are still developing and alcohol...

  • 5 Vital Facts about Teens & Triple C - TeenDrugRehab

    5 Facts About Teens And Triple C

    Jan 11, 15 • 3568 Views • Facts and StatsComments Off on 5 Facts About Teens And Triple C

    Did you ever imagine that teenagers would abuse cold medicines? Most kids resist taking their medicine. It doesn’t taste great, after all. As teens, though, many turn to those medications, which can be bought over the counter, for a high. Triple C medicine...