New Resource: Differences in Cannabis Perceptions Among Canadian Adolescent Boys and Girls

Cannabis is the second most widely used substance among youth in Canada, after alcohol. Recent evidence suggests adolescent boys and girls use cannabis differently. Gender

Study shows both parents and peers play a role in greater alcohol use among adolescents who experience early puberty

Research shows that children who experience puberty earlier than their peers are more likely to begin drinking alcohol at a young age and early alcohol

Alcohol harms the brain in teen years –– before and after that, too

Claire McCarthy, MD, Senior Faculty Editor, Harvard Health Publishing If we only paid attention to ads, it might seem as though alcohol — a beer

Editorial: Lifetime perspective on alcohol and brain health

BMJ 2020; 371 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.m4691 Louise Mewton, Briana Lees, Rahul Tony Rao Harm prevention policies must take the long view The maintenance of brain health is central to health

Have you seen… Let’s get real about sex and drinking

The Prevention Conversation The Prevention Conversation has trained over 15,000 individuals since 2014 to discuss alcohol and the related risks with all women of childbearing age. In addition, over 20,000 people have

Editorial: How Should We Regulate the Way Young People Are Introduced to Alcohol?

Tina Lam Ph.D. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2020.03.021 Globally, alcohol is the leading risk factor for death and disability in the population aged 15–49 years, accounting for almost 10% of

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