Startling look in the life of American adolescents

New Report – Startling look at substance abuse on an average day in the life of American adolescents Number of Adolescents Using Marijuana on an Average Day Vastly Exceeds Half of the Number of All Students Registered in New York City Schools On an average day, nearly 1.2 million teenagers smoked cigarettes, 631,000 drank, and 586,000 used marijuana, according to the latest data, in a first-of-a kind report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The report, which highlights the substance abuse behavior and addiction treatment activities that occur among adolescents on an average day, draws on …

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