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Substance Use and Adolescent Development

Learn more about adolescent substance use issues and ways to prevent them.


Learn about the prevalence and effects of adolescent alcohol use, and access resources to support those with alcohol issues and prevent underage use.


Learn about adolescent drug use and find resources to prevent use and provide treatment.


Learn about the health impacts of tobacco, trends in usage, risk and protective factors, and strategies to prevent use in adolescents.


Learn about marijuana use and health outcomes among adolescents. Marijuana is the most commonly used substance among adolescents after alcohol.
Content created by Office of Adolescent Health
Content last reviewed on March 29, 2019