Substance Use/Misuse

Communities Talk - Town Hall Meetings to Prevent Underage Drinking (Funding Opportunity)

This initiative will provide community-based organizations with $750 planning stipends to organize conversations about underage alcohol use, its impact, and prevention opportunities with a focus on aspects of underage drinking that are most critical to those local communities.

Resource: The Real Cost Campaign

This campaign addresses the “cost-free” mentality among youth around the use of e-cigarettes. The FDA expanded its award-winning “The Real Cost” campaign to educate the nearly 10.7 million youth aged 12-17 who have ever used e-cigarettes or are open to trying them about the potential risks of e-cigarette use.

Report: 2018 National Youth Tobacco Survey

This report details the alarming increase in youth use of any tobacco product increased for the first time in years.

Sharp Increase in E-Cigarette Use among Youth over Past Year

In 2018, more than 3.6 million middle and high school students reported that they were currently using e-cigarettes. Learn more about these findings.

Resource: Adolescent Substance Use, Addiction, and Treatment: A TAG Talk

This video addresses substance use and addiction in adolescents and young adults and the most effective approaches to treating addiction, including opioid addiction.

Just Launched! Redesigned YE4C

The Youth Engaged 4 Change website has a fresh, new look with content that continues to inspire and empower young people to improve their lives and the world around them.

Adolescent Substance Use, Addiction, and Treatment: A TAG Talk

This new video discusses the importance of addressing substance use and addiction in adolescents and young adults and the most effective approaches to treating addiction, including opioid addiction.

Report: Monitoring the Future 2017 Survey Results

This annual survey measures how teens in the U.S. report their drug and alcohol use and related attitudes.