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Infographics: Teen Drug Use

Infographics featuring the latest statistics and trends on teen drug use in the United States.

Monitoring the Future 2019 Survey Results: Overall Findings

Monitoring the Future 2019 Survey Results: Overall Findings

Published: December 18, 2019

This infographic of the NIH’s 2019 Monitoring the Future survey highlights drug use trends among the Nation’s youth for marijuana, alcohol, cigarettes, and prescription drugs.

Monitoring the Future 2019 Survey Results: Vaping

Monitoring the Future 2019 Survey Results: Vaping

Published: December 13, 2019

This infographic of the NIH’s 2019 Monitoring the Future survey highlights drug use trends among the Nation’s youth for vaping.

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Drug and Alcohol Use in College-Age Adults in 2018

Published: September 13, 2019

The 2018 Monitoring the Future College Students and Young Adults survey shows trends in the use of marijuana, alcohol, nicotine, and synthetic drugs in college students and non-college peers.

Every ~15 minutes, 1 baby is born suffering from opioid withdrawal.

Dramatic Increases in Maternal Opioid Use and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Published: January 22, 2019

Use of opioids during pregnancy can result in a drug withdrawal syndrome in newborns called neonatal abstinence syndrome or neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome (NAS/NOWS). Every ~15 minutes, 1 baby is born suffering from opioid withdrawal.

Monitoring the Future 2018 Survey Results

Monitoring the Future 2018 Survey Results

Published: December 17, 2018

This infographic of the NIH’s 2018 Monitoring the Future survey highlights drug use trends among the Nation’s youth for vaping, marijuana, alcohol, cigarettes, and prescription/OTC drugs.

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Drugged Driving

Published: October 30, 2018

Driving while under the influence of legal or illegal substances puts the driver, passengers, and others who share the road in danger.

Drug and Alcohol Use in College-Age Adults in 2017

Drug and Alcohol Use in College-Age Adults in 2017

Published: September 5, 2018

The 2017 Monitoring the Future College Students and Young Adults survey shows trends in the use of marijuana, alcohol, nicotine, and synthetic drugs in college students and non-college peers.

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Comorbidity: Substance Use and Other Mental Disorders

Published: August 15, 2018

This infographic summarizes data on the comorbidity between substance use and mental disorders and the rates at which people get treatment for these conditions.

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Fentanyl and Other Synthetic Opioids Drug Overdose Deaths

Published: May 29, 2018

This infographic summarizes a study that finds that nearly half of opioid-related overdose deaths involve fentanyl.

Infografía de cannabinoides sintéticos k2/spice

Cannabinoides sintéticos (K2/spice) - Un peligro impredecible

Published: December 19, 2017

Esta gráfica informativa muestra que los cannabinoides sintéticos, como la K2 o spice, no son drogas naturales y pueden tener efectos peligrosos para la salud.

Monitoring the Future 2017 Survey Results

Monitoring the Future 2017 Survey Results

Published: December 12, 2017

This infographic of the NIH’s 2017 Monitoring the Future survey highlights drug use trends among the Nation’s youth for marijuana, alcohol, cigarettes, e-cigarettes (e-vaporizers), and prescription opioids. 

Synthetic Cannabinoids (K2/Spice) Unpredictable Danger

Synthetic Cannabinoids (K2/Spice) Unpredictable Danger

Published: October 5, 2017

This infographic shows that synthetic cannabinoids, like K2 or Spice, are not natural drugs and can lead to dangerous health effects.

Drug and Alcohol Use in College-Age Adults in 2016

Drug and Alcohol Use in College-Age Adults in 2016

Published: September 7, 2017

The 2016 Monitoring the Future College Students and Young Adults survey shows trends in the use of marijuana, alcohol, nicotine, and other drugs in college students and non-college peers.

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Monitoring the Future 2016 Survey Results

Published: December 13, 2016

This infographic of the NIH’s 2016 Monitoring the Future survey highlights drug use trends among the Nation’s youth for marijuana, alcohol, cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and prescription opioids. 

Drug and Alcohol Use in College-Age Adults in 2015

Drug and Alcohol Use in College-Age Adults in 2015

Published: November 3, 2016

The 2015 Monitoring the Future College Students and Adults survey shows trends in the use of alcohol, marijuana, nicotine, cocaine, and other drugs in college students and non-college peers.

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El uso de sustancias en las mujeres y los hombres

Published: February 1, 2016

El tratamiento para el mal uso de los medicamentos asistentes para dormir y la cesación de la nicotina.

 

 

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Teens and E-cigarettes

Published: February 11, 2016

This infographic explores e-cigarette use among teens, including usage rates compared with cigarette use, potential for e-cig use to lead to smoking, and what teens say is in their e-cig, as well as avenues for teens’ exposure to e-cig advertising.

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Abuse of Prescription (Rx) Drugs Affects Young Adults Most

Published: February 8, 2016

More young adults use prescription drugs nonmedically than any other age group.
 

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Substance Use in Women and Men

Published: January 8, 2016

This infographic shows differences in substance use trends between women and men for marijuana use disorder, abuse of prescription pain medicines, treatment admissions for sleeping aid misuse, and nicotine cessation.

Drug and Alcohol Use in College-Age Adults in 2014

Drug and Alcohol Use in College-Age Adults in 2014

Published: December 21, 2015

The 2014 Monitoring the Future College Students and Adults survey shows trends in alcohol, marijuana, nicotine, and stimulant use in college students and non-college peers.

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Conducir drogado

Published: September 8, 2015

Conducir drogado es conducir bajo el efecto de sustancias legales o ilegales.

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Drug and Alcohol Use - A Significant Risk Factor for HIV

Published: April 21, 2015

From 2005 to 2009, 1 in 3 persons with HIV was a current drug user or binged on alcohol

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Teens Mix Prescription Opioids with Other Substances

Published: April 8, 2013

Teens who abuse Rx opioids often combine them with marijuana or alcohol.

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Synthetic Marijuana Lands Thousands of Young People in the ER, Especially Young Males

Published: February 26, 2013

By gender, 14% of male and 8% of female high school seniors abused synthetic marijuana.

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Providers Defer HIV Treatment for Injection Drug Users (IDUs)

Published: July 5, 2012

Healthcare providers often put off antiretroviral therapy for HIV patients who inject drugs--even those with high levels of infection. A new study shows the surprising scope of this treatment disparity in North America.

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Prescription Drug Abuse: Young People at Risk

Published: June 7, 2012

Young people are abusing prescription drugs at alarming rates. These drugs act on the same brain systems as illegal drugs and pose similar risks for dangerous health consequences, including later addiction.