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Reducing Future Rates of Adult Addiction Must Begin with Youth Prevention

Reducing Future Rates of Adult Addiction Must Begin with Youth Prevention The United States is confronting a public health crisis of rising adult drug addiction, most visibly documented by an unprecedented number of opioid overdose deaths.1Most of these overdose deaths are not from the use of a single substance – opioids – but rather are

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Think it’s harmless? Now nine in ten teens at drug clinics are being treated for marijuana use (United Kingdom) In 2016, just over one-quarter of all treatment presentations in the UK were for primary cannabis use (see accompanying table 3.1). The pattern is starkly different for young people (under the age of 18) in drug