Compares data on substance abuse and sexual risk among college students and their peers who do not attend college.
December 2010 Discusses rates of substance use or abuse among mothers with at-home children and the factors that may contribute to the abuse.
Reports on the prevalence of substance abuse among youth based on 2007 data from a national survey of behaviors, attitudes, and values.
Reports 2010 rates of marijuana use among 8th, 10th, and 12th grade students, noting that daily use increased by more than 10 percent in all three grades since the 2009 survey. Also reports a rise in ecstasy use.
Highlights data on unhealthy eating behaviors, such as fasting or purging, and substance abuse problems among teens.
First-time smokers have a much higher chance of eventually becoming dependent than first-time users alcohol, cannabis, and cocaine.
Highlights the disproportionately high rate of Americans who have used cocaine at some time during their lives as compared with other nations surveyed.