teens

Webinar: 'Adolescent Social Isolation and Loneliness'

Washington DC, United States,

Being socially disconnected or perceiving the absence of companionship and support can have a large effect on health and mortality risk for adolescents. This presentation will explore factors that lead to social isolation and loneliness; will determine how both physical and emotional health can be influenced; and will discuss ways to improve social integration and support in order to improve outcomes and life satisfaction for adolescents.

Monitoring the Future Study: Trends in Prevalence of Various Drugs

On December 15, the United States National Institute on Drug Abuse announced new data from the annual Monitoring the Future study led by researchers at the University of Michigan. On December 16, a data processing error was found. This error misrepresented the scope of the decreases in daily or near-daily vaping of nicotine, marijuana, and just flavoring. NIDA’s materials were updated on December 17 to reflect the correct data.

Parenting, Teens, and Alcohol

Created by
The Matilda Centre

Parents often receive conflicting information regarding what’s best for their child when it comes to alcohol.

This session dispels a number of myths surrounding the topic and provides practical tips to parents for preventing alcohol use and reducing alcohol-related harms among teenagers.

Sexual Behaviour and Abuse of Drugs among Urban Teenagers in Lagos

Published by
Science Journal of Public Health Volume 4, Issue 5-1, October 2016, Pages: 17-19
Publication Date

Sexual Behaviour and Abuse of Drugs Among Urban Teenagers in Lagos

Molobe Ikenna Daniel 1, 2, 3, 4

1 Unified Initiative for a Drug-Free Nigeria, Lagos, Nigeria

2 World Federation Against Drugs (WFAD), Stockholm, Sweden

3 Foundation for a Drug-Free World (FDFW), Los Angeles, USA

4 International Substance Abuse and Addiction Coalition (ISAAC), UK