Articles

2014 Version of “This is Your Brain on Drugs” looks at Weed and Young Brains

http://mobile.nytimes.com/2014/11/02/education/edlife/this-is-your-brain-on-drugs-marijuana-adults-teens.html?emc=eta1&_r=1&referrer

 

Is Teen Drinking Worse than Teen Marijuana Use?

http://www.newsweek.com/teen-marijuana-smoking-drinking-driving-267898

 

E-Cigarettes are a “Gateway” to Substance Abuse and Addiction

http://time.com/3265187/e-cigarettes-gateway-drug/#3265187/e-cigarettes-gateway-drug/

 

Frequent Teen Marijuana Use Linked to Issues Later in Life

http://www.cnn.com/2014/09/09/health/teen-marijuana-use/

 

Substance Use and Mental Health Estimates-Overview of Findings

http://store.samhsa.gov/product/NSDUH14-0904

 

IS MARIJUANA MORE ADDICTIVE THAN ALCOHOL?

http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2014/09/is-marijuana-more-addictive-than-alcohol/380183/

 

UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF PARENTS

https://www.thelundreport.org/content/under-influence-parents

 

SMOKELESS TOBACCO: NO FIRE, BUT STILL BAD FOR YOUR HEALTH

http://thenationshealth.aphapublications.org/content/44/8/28.full

 

NIH: INFLUENCE OF MARIJUANA ON ADOLESCENTS

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2825218/

 

PARENTS TEACHING TEENS “RESPONSIBLE DRINKING” IS A MYTH

http://www.drugfree.org/join-together/parents-teaching-teens-responsible-drinking-myth-study/

 

HOW TO TALK TO YOUR TEENAGER ABOUT SUBSTANCE USE AND ABUSE

http://www.childmind.org/en/posts/articles/2014-10-6-how-talk-your-teenager-about-substance-use-abuse

RISKS OF EARLY AGE DRINKING

http://www.drugfree.org/join-together/drinking-early-age-linked-later-problem-drinking/

 

Kennedy: Are we ready for big tobacco style marketing for marijuana?

http://www.npr.org/2014/10/30/360217001/kennedy-are-we-ready-for-big-tobacco-style-marketing-for-marijuana

CAN HEAVY DRINKING AS A TEENAGER CAUSE LASTING BRAIN CHANGE?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/10/141028214137.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily%2Fmind_brain+%28Mind+%26+Brain+News+–+ScienceDaily%29

 

Could This Gene Make You More Likely To Be An Alcoholic?
http://www.forbes.com/sites/melaniehaiken/2014/08/27/will-your-child-become-an-alcoholic-scientists-identify-key-gene/

THE DESTRUCTIVE INFLUENCE OF IMAGINARY PEERS
Social Norms: How conveying the fact that good behavior is the social norm can change how people drink, recycle and even pay their taxes:
http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/03/27/the-destructive-influence-of-imaginary-peers/

Want to know why teenagers act the way they do?
Here’s a link to an excellent article on the teenage brain:
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2011/10/teenage-brains/dobbs-text

10 most common and stubborn myths parents believe about exposing children to alcohol:
http://brendaconlan.com/?page_id=427

Study Shows Effects of Teen Alcohol Use:
http://www.madd.org/blog/2012/december/study-teen-alcohol.html

Studies Show Link Between Marijuana Use and College Failure:
http://www.cadca.org/resources/detail/two-new-studies-conclude-marijuana-use-connected-college-failure

Energy Drinks and Alcohol: A Dangerous Mix for Teens
http://www.drugfree.org/join-together/alcohol/energy-drinks-and-alcohol-a-dangerous-mix-for-teens?utm_source=Join%20Together%20Daily&utm_campaign=bb2fc20742-JT_Daily_News_Overdose_Prevention&utm_medium=email

If I used alcohol or other drugs as a teen, I guess I’ll have to lie about it to my children or it will give them permission to do the same thing?
http://brendaconlan.com/?p=749

Do You Drink Too Much? A Surprising Article:
http://www.refinery29.com/binge-drinking?page=1

Report says: Those With Substance Abuse and/or Mental Health Issues are More Likely to Smoke:
http://www.samhsa.gov/newsroom/advisories/1303200023.aspx

Prevention Efforts Focused on Youth Reduce Prescription Abuse in Adulthood:
http://www.nih.gov/news/health/feb2013/nida-14.htm

Trends in Exposure to Substance Use Prevention:
http://www.samhsa.gov/data/2k13/NSDUH099b/sr099b-trends-prevention-messages.html