October 2006 Summarizes findings from a 10-year study that monitored smoking and progress to other drugs among youth that found ethnicity to be an influential factor.
March 2008 Reports on the prevalence of substance abuse among youth based on 2007 data from a national survey of behaviors, attitudes, and values.
April 2009 Examines the incidence of high school seniors’ alcohol- or drug-related driving experiences based on 2001 through 2006 data.
October 2009 Highlights trends from a 2008 survey of teenage substance abuse, cigarette smoking and alcohol use and discusses the implications of these changing data.
December 2009 Compares data on substance abuse and sexual risk among college students and their peers who do not attend college.
April 2010 Reports trends in onset of injection drug use to infection with hepatitis C virus in developed countries and notes the influence of prevention efforts.
October 2010 Discusses 2009 prevalence rates of cigarette, alcohol, prescription drug, and illicit drug use among adolescents and discusses trends in use over time.
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 2009 data indicating a rise in drug abuse in the United States and the factors that may have contributed to this increase.
March 2011 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.