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Tobacco, alcohol, & other drug abuse trends in Washington State 1997 report : technical appendix by Craig S. Leedham

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Published by Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse, Washington State Dept. of Social and Health Services, [Distributed by] Washington State Substance Abuse Coalition (12729 NE 20th #18, Belevue [sic] 98005) in Olympia, Wash, Belevue [sic] .
Written in English


  • Drug abuse -- Washington (State) -- Statistics,
  • Alcoholism -- Washington (State) -- Statistics,
  • Tobacco use -- Washington (State) -- Statistics,
  • Substance abuse -- Washington (State) -- Statistics

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Other titlesAbuse trends in Washington State : technical report, Tobacco, alcohol and other drug abuse trends in Washington State : technical appendix
StatementCraig S. Leedham.
ContributionsPloeger-Dizon, Cary A., Washington (State). Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 92 p. ;
Number of Pages92
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13624245M
LC Control Number98113737

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See also: WA State Opioids/Major Drugs Interactive Data-- ADAI's interactive data charts and maps of opioid and major drugs trends. The Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute Library and the ADAI Drug Use Epidemiology Reporting Project at the University of Washington developed this website as a place to gather existing data and resources about alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use in Washington State. Youth alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use is a significant public health concern linked to a wide range of academic, social, and health problems (1).Alcohol is the most widely used substance among the nation's young people and initiation peaks in the years between Grades 7 and 11 (2).Underage drinking is associated with risky health behaviors (e.g., unsafe sexual practices), injuries, motor. In , Washington State voters approved Initiative which created a legal, commercial marijuana system. University of Washington Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute A one-stop source of marijuana information in Washington state Washington State Tobacco, Alcohol and Other Drug Trends. Society pays a high price for substance abuse and addiction. A recent report from the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) calculates the national cost of tobacco, alcohol, and other drug abuse and addiction in at $ billion in federal and state funds with an additional $ billion of local funds.

  The misuse and abuse of alcohol, tobacco, illicit drugs, and prescription medications affect the health and well-being of millions of Americans. SAMHSA’s National Survey on Drug Use and Health (PDF | MB) reports that approximately million people aged 12 or older had a substance use disorder in the past year. Get this from a library! Tobacco, alcohol, and other drug abuse trends in Washington State: report.. [Washington (State). Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse.;]. Tobacco, Alcohol & Drugs Trends in Washington State report Tobacco, Alcohol, and Other Drug Abuse Trends in Washington State is an annually published reference tool that can be used to measure progress in the state's effort to prevent and treat substance abuse. This year's report finds declining trends in adolescent drug and tobacco use.   Trends and Takeaways: Widespread usage of illegal drugs does not necessarily correlate to widespread usage of legal items such as tobacco and alcohol. Kentucky, for example, came in 40th for illicit drug use but #1 for tobacco use. While illicit drugs are dangerous, legal substances can be as dangerous or more dangerous.