No Change in Overall Rate of Alcohol, Drug Use Among Adolescents During Pandemic

A New Release article published by NIDA addresses changes in substance use among young adolescents, ages 10-14, throughout the pandemic. The survey, funded by NIDA, was conducted between September 2019 to August 2020. The article delves deeper into trends in adolescent’s use of specific substances by referencing findings from a study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health. Nonetheless, the research conducted yields surprising results among youth in the United States.

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