Drug use and related problems among very young people (under 15 years old)

Series type: Selected issues

Summary

Evidence suggests that early experimentation with psychoactive substances, including alcohol and tobacco, is associated with an increased risk of developing drug problems later in life. In a Selected issue on ‘Drug use and related problems among very young people’, the EMCDDA focuses on the prevalence and patterns of substance use among the under-15s and on available responses in terms of legislation, prevention and treatment.

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Table of contents

  • Prevalence and patterns of alcohol, tobacco and illicit drug use
  • Drug-related consequences among very young people: under-15s entering treatment for drug use and other problems
  • High-risk groups and correlates
  • Responses
  • Legislation and regulations
  • Conclusions
Pages: 
20
Price: 
free
ISBN: 
1977-009X
Catalog Number: 
TDSI07001ENC

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