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Dec 13, 2016 ... This year's Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey of drug use and attitudes among American 8th, 10th, and 12th graders is encouraging, with ...


Jun 25, 2015 ... Illicit Drug Use*. Illicit drug use in the United States has been increasing. ... Most people use drugs for the first time when they are teenagers.


The United States represents 5% of the world's population and 75% of prescription drugs taken. 60% of teens who abuse prescription drugs get them free from ...



In 2014, 44.1 million Americans reported using illicit drugs over the past year. One tragic result of the widespread use of drugs and alcohol is its impact on youth.


The United States Government collects and reports on public health information. Click to read more about teen drug abuse facts and teenage alcohol use ...


In 2009, 10 percent of youth aged 12 to 17 were current illicit drug users. ... of current alcohol use (6.5 percent), compared to 10.6 percent of African-Americans,  ...


Dec 13, 2016 ... The survey shows decreasing use of illicit substances -- marijuana, alcohol and tobacco -- and declining misuse of prescription drugs among ...


Learn more about adolescent substance abuse issues and ways to prevent it.


Apr 25, 2017 ... Learn about the effects of teen drug abuse. ... In 2014, an estimated 2.7 percent of American adolescents ages 12 to 17 suffered from alcohol ...