TEEN DRUG USE IS NOT INEVITABLE!
Teens and the adults that care about them need to know that the One Choice of no use of any alcohol, nicotine, marijuana or other drugs is a realistic goal and that many teens are already making that choice.
A study led by the Institute for Behavior and Health, Inc. analyzed data from the Monitoring the Future study showing for the first time that for three decades a growing percentage of 8th, 10th and 12th graders have made One Choice. In November 2020, an updated study showed that the impressive trend continued.
This graph shows long-term trends in the prevalence of 12th graders making One Choice:
Our guests today are reframing the goal of substance use prevention as One Choice: no use of any alcohol, nicotine, marijuana, or other drugs by youth under age 21 for reasons of health.
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