Alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use by Indiana children and adolescents
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Alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use by Indiana children and adolescents the Indiana Prevention Resource Center survey - 1994 : prevalence statistics : main findings by

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Published by Indiana Prevention Resource Center in Bloomington .
Written in English



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  • Children -- Alcohol use -- Indiana -- Statistics.,
  • Children -- Tobacco use -- Indiana -- Statistics.,
  • Children -- Drug use -- Indiana -- Statistics.,
  • Teenagers -- Alcohol use -- Indiana -- Statistics.,
  • Teenagers -- Tobacco use -- Indiana -- Statistics.,
  • Teenagers -- Drug use -- Indiana -- Statistics.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesIndiana Prevention Resource Center survey, 1994.
Statementconducted by Indiana Prevention Resource Center.
SeriesPrevention monograph series / Institute for Drug Abuse Prevention ;, monograph no. 94-1, Prevention monograph series (Indiana University, Bloomington. Institute for Drug Abuse Prevention) ;, monograph no. 94-1.
ContributionsIndiana Prevention Resource Center.
LC ClassificationsHV5824.C45 A42 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination91 p. :
Number of Pages91
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL937176M
LC Control Number95620931

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annual Indiana Youth Survey (formerly known as the Annual Survey of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Use by Indiana Children and Adolescents). The IPRC has conducted the Indiana Youth Survey, and has managed and reported the resulting data, since This project is administered through a contract with the Indiana. Check out the new INYS website for the annual survey of alcohol, tobacco and other drug (ATOD) use by children and adolescents in the state of Indiana. Indiana College Survey A total of 4, students years of age from 31 Indiana colleges participated in the Indiana College Substance Use Survey conducted in Spring Substance Use Among Teens. The guide highlights the most commonly used substances and the extent of the problem, such as. Alcohol, marijuana, and tobacco are substances most commonly used by adolescents. 1 By 12th grade, about two-thirds of students have tried alcohol. 1 About half of 9th through 12th grade students reported ever having used marijuana. 2. Youth alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use is a significant public health concern linked to a wide range of academic, social, and health problems (1).Alcohol is the most widely used substance among the nation's young people and initiation peaks in the years between Grades 7 and 11 (2).Underage drinking is associated with risky health behaviors (e.g., unsafe sexual practices), injuries, motor.

Adolescents may also use tobacco in other forms. About % of high school students use smokeless tobacco, and this rate has declined over the past 10 years. Smokeless tobacco can be chewed (chewing tobacco), placed between the lower lip and gum (dipping tobacco, or dip), or inhaled into the nose (snuff). Pipe smoking is relatively rare in the. METHODS: Data from to Annual Surveys of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Use by Indiana Children and Adolescents were used for this study. A close-ended, self-administered questionnaire was used to ask adolescents about the use of . This issue brief provides a concise but comprehensive overview of alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, nonmedical prescription drug, and polysubstance use in Indiana. For a more detailed analysis, refer to The Consumption and Consequences of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drugs in Indiana: A State Epidemiological Profile, The use of illegal drugs is increasing, especially among young teens. The average age of first marijuana use is 14, and alcohol use can start before age The use of marijuana and alcohol in high school has become common. Often teenagers use other family members' or friends' medications to get high.

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has developed this guide to help pediatricians incorporate screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) for use of alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, and other drugs among adolescent patients. This development of this guide was supported by funds from the Centers for Disease Control and. Unlike other books that may focus on one specific addiction, this book covers a wide range of addictions in adolescents, including alcohol, cannabis, tobacco, eating, gambling, internet and video games, and sex addiction. Organized into three sections, the book begins with the classification and assessment of adolescent addiction. Number 76 July ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUGS. Drug and alcohol dependence often go hand in hand. Research shows that people who are dependent on alcohol are much more likely than the general population to use drugs, and people with drug dependence are much more likely to drink alcohol . Organized crime increases illicit drug supplies for high profit. Aggressive marketing of alcohol and tobacco increases the risks of problematic use, especially among young people. Entertainment and popular music industries propagate Western role models including substance use. Alcohol use by adolescents is recognized to be mainly a social act.