This guide supports health care providers, systems, and communities seeking to prevent vaping. It describes relevant research findings, examines emerging and best practices, identifies knowledge gaps and implementation challenges, and offers useful resources.
Association of Educational Attainment and Race/Ethnicity With Exposure to Tobacco Advertisement Among US Young Adults
Question: What are the associations of educational attainment with exposure to tobacco advertisements among racial/ethnic groups of young adults?
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Prevention Plus Wellness (PPW) provides easy to use evidence-informed resources to help prevention and health specialists and parents prevent youth and young adult alcohol, cannabis, tobacco, e-cigarette, and opioid use while promoting protective wellness lifestyles.
With cannabis the most commonly used drug globally, the perception of the risk associated with cannabis use declining among young adults, and the adverse health conditions associated with cannabis use, understanding whether perceptual patterns exist among young adults, whether perception influences their consumption of cannabis, and the relationship between their perception and sources of drug information, are important public health concerns.
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Substance use developmentally peaks during emerging adulthood (ages 18-25). Many emerging adults who develop problematic substance use during this developmental period have been exposed to environmental, individual, and interpersonal stressors throughout the life that places them at risk for ongoing difficulties with substance use as they transition to adulthood.
The therapeutic alliance is well-recognized as an integral part of psychotherapy; however, there is little understanding of how it is best utilized in the treatment of substance use disorders (SUDs), particularly in young adults. In this study, researchers identified baseline predictors of the therapeutic alliance mid-treatment, and evaluated whether the therapeutic alliance had an impact on changes observed during treatment. Researchers spe
The US Department of Health and Human Services has recommended youth ages 6-17 years old get 60 minutes or more of combined moderate and vigorous physical activity each day.