How has adolescent substance use and the availability of substances changed during the COVID-19 pandemic? Researchers examine the issue.
With the number of studies reporting sexual orientation and gender identity disparities in mental health rising in the past 20 years, sexual and gender minority individuals have been found to be at a greater risk in accessing and maintaining good health than those identifying as heterosexual. Among the highest disparity are those related to alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use.
Cytisine treatment fails to demonstrate noninferiority to varenicline treatment for smoking cessation.
Findings based on survey taken before, during COVID-19 pandemic, but actual use did not decline as dramatically
Juul, the leading electronic cigarette maker in the United States, has agreed to pay $40 million to settle a lawsuit by North Carolina that alleged the company intentionally got scores of teenagers addicted to nicotine.
With drug use rising, society requires new prevention approaches. The not-for-profit Center for US Policy (CUSP) announced a national contest to identify the “Top 5 Emerging Practices to Prevent Substance Misuse.”
There have not been very many studies which examined the association between secondhand smoke and ADHD symptoms in children. Thus, the researchers sought to evaluate whether or not there is a relationship between the two.
The researchers’ goal was to determine the effectiveness of a text message program vs only assessment for vaping cessation among young adults.
Current electronic cigarette use, frequent use, and flavored e-cigarette use is high among high school and middle school students in the United States.
The study authors sought to determine if a brief, multicomponent, sustained care smoking cessation intervention tailored to individuals with severe mental illness can facilitate treatment engagement and abstinence following hospital discharge.