Heavy harmful drinking remains one of the leading modifiable risk factors for disease
The Increased Trend of Non-drinking Alcohol Among Adolescents: What Role Do Internet Activities Have?
Youth alcohol consumption is declining across many European counties, often alongside similar decreasing trends in drug use and smoking. One of the explanations as to why we are seeing these patterns is that adolescents do not drink alcohol because they spend more time indoors on the internet.<
The frequent collection, analysis and publication of data on psychoactive substance use among young people is essential to follow trends which can be used to inform practice and public health policy.
Objectives: To characterise trends in self-poisoning and psychotropic medicine use in young Australians.
Design: Population-based retrospective cohort study.
Statistics Canada has been conducting the National Cannabis Survey every three months since February 2018.
The main objective of the NCS is to monitor changes in cannabis-related behaviours during the period preceding and following legalization on October 17, 2018, of non-medical cannabis use by adults.
Youth alcohol consumption is declining across most high-income nations, often alongside concurrent decreases in drug use and smoking. Researchers are increasingly focusing on the nature and underlying reasons for this decline.
The Kettil Bruun Society is holding a thematic meeting to discuss the nature of these trends.
The programme will be organised around the following themes:
In 2016 the UK government introduced a policy that required factory-made cigarettes and roll your own tobacco to be sold in plain packaging with pictorial and text warnings.