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Alcohol and other drug use among Hispanic youth

Alcohol and other drug use among Hispanic youth

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration, Office for Substance Abuse Prevention in Rockville, MD (5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville 20857) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hispanic American youth -- Substance use,
  • Hispanic American youth -- Alcohol use,
  • Hispanic American youth -- Drug use

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesOSAP technical report -- 4, DHHS publication -- no. (ADM) 90-1726, OSAP technical report -- 4, DHHS publication -- no. (ADM) 90-1726
    ContributionsUnited States. Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration. Office for Substance Abuse Prevention
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 28 p. :
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14689821M


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Alcohol and other drug use among Hispanic youth Download PDF EPUB FB2

Study data mirror other findings that less drug use among Hispanic youth is associated with a positive self-image, lower levels of perceived stress, higher levels of skills related to coping with stress, self-control abilities, self-efficacy, goal setting, and problem solving (Gil et al.,Zapata Roblyer et al., ).Cited by: 8.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Alcohol and other drug use among Hispanic youth. Rockville, MD ( Fishers Lane, Rockville ): U.S.

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Get this from a library. Alcohol and other drug use among Hispanic youth. [Melvin Delgado; Sylvia Rodriguez-Andrew; United States. Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration.

Office for Substance Abuse Prevention.]. Lifetime injection drug use was reported by % of high school students. Trend data were available for eight of the 11 substance use measures included in the analyses.

Among these measures, current alcohol use, lifetime cocaine, lifetime methamphetamine, lifetime heroin, and lifetime injection drug use decreased during – A lcohol, tobacco, and marijuana are the three substances most commonly used by youth, and the misuse of these substances constitutes a major public health problem in the United States.

The widespread use of alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana has been documented for more than 3 decades in U.S. national surveys, including the National Survey of Drug Use and Health (Substance Abuse and Cited by:   SAMHSA Data, Reports, and Issue Briefs.

National Survey on Drug Use and Health: Hispanics, Latino or Spanish Origin or Descent Individuals This slide deck (available as a PPT and PDF) presents data specific to Hispanics, Latino or Spanish Origin or Descent individuals based on the graphics, tables, and figures from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH).

Hispanics are the largest and most rapidly growing ethnic group in the United States, making up about 17 percent of the population, or more than 50 million people. Research shows that drinking patterns among Hispanics are different from those of non-Hispanic Whites and other ethnic or racial groups.

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.

Substance abuse and problematic patterns of substance use among youth can lead to problems at school, cause or aggravate physical and mental health-related issues, promote poor peer relationships, cause motor-vehicle accidents, and place stress on the can also develop into lifelong issues such as substance dependence, chronic health problems, and social and financial consequences.

This chapter explores the incipient role of acculturation in cigarette smoking, tobacco use, and use of illicit drugs in Hispanic youth in the United States.

It first examines the conceptual foundations of acculturation, including early unidimensional models and later bidimensional and multicomponent perspectives of acculturation. It then reviews empirical studies linking acculturation with. use among teens in grades Overall drug use among Hispanic teens has increased at alarming levels and Latino teens are abusing drugs and alcohol more than any other ethnic group.

SinceHispanic teens’ past-year use of any illicit drug has increased 20 percent, past- year use of marijuana is up 25 percent and past-year.

~Increase in Hispanic Teens Who Have Misused or Abused a Prescription Medicine At Least Once In Their Lifetime~ the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids today released new research from the latest Partnership Attitude Tracking Study (PATS), a nationally projectable survey that tracks teen drug and alcohol use and parent attitudes toward substance abuse among teens.

This document presents a review of the literature on the nature of alcohol and other drug problems among Hispanic American youth, analyzes a series of programs funded by the Office for Substance Abuse Prevention (OSAP) for Hispanic Americans, and presents the results of an evaluation of those programs.

The section reviewing literature on drug abuse among Hispanic American youth notes. Drug Use Among Booked Arrestees alcohol, and marijuana for youth ages 12–17 by race/ethnicity:and other adverse health consequences of drug use among racial/ethnic populations.

These surveys are sponsored by several Federal agencies including. Wisconsin Epidemiological Profile on Alcohol and Other Drug Use,P (PDF) Wisconsin Interactive Statistics on Health (WISH) Query the WISH system for statistics related to the use, misuse, and abuse of opioids in Wisconsin.

Alcohol use among adolescents co–occurs with a range of other risky behaviors including tobacco use, sexual activity, violence, drinking and driving, and suicide (Windle ). Based on data collected from more than 4, adolescents (ages 13 to 18 years) in the NHSDA, Johnson and colleagues () reported strong relationships between.

Through its Ethnicity and Health in America Series, OEMA in partnership with the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, local community centers and faculty members from nearby institutions will be raising awareness about the impact of substance abuse/addiction among Latino activity will be held at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 15th St NW, Washington, D.C.

Data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health shows that among Hispanic Americans: The rate of illicit drug use during the past month for Hispanic Americans ages 12 and older was %, compared to the national average of %; The rate of binge drinking among Hispanic Americans ages 12 and older was %.

Even though many Hispanic Americans choose to abstain from alcohol, statistics show that those who do drink often do so to a much greater degree than non-Hispanic Americans. 3 Marijuana. In a survey, 50% of Latino teens said they had used marijuana in the past year, compared to 35% of whites and 40% of blacks.

People with co-occurring alcohol and other drug use disorders are more likely to have psychiatric disorders such as personality, mood, and anxiety disorders; they are more likely to attempt suicide and to suffer health problems (3).

People who use both alcohol and drugs also are at risk for dangerous interactions between these substances. Unlike drinking alcohol or smoking tobacco, current marijuana use among adolescents has increased in the past 10 years for students in 12 th grade.

Current substance use is defined as having used the substance (e.g., alcohol, tobacco, or marijuana) in the last 30 days. The drug overdose rate among youth ages 15 to 19 doubled between anddeclined from toand rose again in to deaths perpeople. Of all the drug overdoses among youth ages 15 to 19, % were unintentional and % were suicide attempts.

Females have higher rates of suicide by drug overdose. drug use u.s. department of health and human services national institutes of health racial/ethnic minorities revised national institute on drug abuse a ng ng.

Despite the reduction in reported tobacco use, the “dramatic increase in youth vaping led to a near doubling of overall tobacco product use among high school students from % in. Compared with the national average for adolescents aged 12 to 17, Hispanic adolescents had lower rates of past month cigarette use ( vs.

percent), marijuana use ( vs. percent), and nonmedical use of prescription-type drugs ( vs. percent) Among Hispanic adolescents, marijuana use increased from percent in to Depression and the initiation of alcohol and other drug use among youths aged 12 to The NSDUH Report.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Results from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health: National findings. NSDUH Series H, HHS Publication No. SMA The use of illegal drugs is increasing, especially among young teens.

The average age of first marijuana use is 14, and alcohol use can start before age The use of marijuana and alcohol in high school has become common. Often teenagers use other family members' or friends' medications to get high.

Alcohol, Drug Use and Consequences among Hispanics Seeking Treatment for Alcohol-Related Problems Article (PDF Available) in Journal of studies on alcohol 57(6). * Lack of clear rules and consequences regarding alcohol and other drug use regarding alcohol/drug use * Encourages supportive relationships * Parent use drugs, involve youth in their with caring adults beyond immediate use (“Get me a beer.”) or tolerate use family by youth * Share family responsibilities.

Regarding tobacco, alcohol, and drug use, more than one-third of students said they vaped last year — an increase from more than 13 percent inaccording to Harold Wimmer, President and CEO of the American Lung a statement published yesterday, Wimmer said that the youth tobacco use data released from the CDC’s Youth Risk Behavior Survey “confirm.

Article Summary. American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN) comprise only % of the population, but they are at increased risk of drug and alcohol abuse compared with other races. 1 Although alcohol is the most frequently abused substance in this community, illicit drug use is also on the rise, especially among Native American youth.

2 Substance abuse contributes to health. 1 day ago  Despite the reduction in reported tobacco use, the "dramatic increase in youth vaping led to a near doubling of overall tobacco product use among high school students from % in.

Too Good for Drugs. Skill development is at the core of Too Good for Drugs, a universal K prevention education program designed to mitigate the risk factors and enhance protective factors related to alcohol, tobacco, and other drug (ATOD) lessons introduce and develop social and emotional skills for making healthy choices, building positive friendships, developing self-efficacy.

Among Hispanic youth, it was personal factors that were linked to the risk of substance use — including their confidence in their ability to “say no” and whether they believed drinking. A survey comparing drug use among Native American youth living on or near reservations to a national sample of American youth found that Native American youth report substantially higher use of alcohol, marijuana, cigarettes, and other illicit drugs.

Most Commonly Abused Drugs by High School Seniors (Other than Tobacco and Alcohol) A The top drug used in this category is Adderall (%) *The top drugs used in this category are Vicodin (%) and OxyContin (%) Alcohol and tobacco are the drugs most commonly abused by adolescents, followed by marijuana.

Literature review examines common factors contributing to alcohol and other drug use among White and Hispanic youth: sociodemographic and economic risk factors, availability, drug-use attitudes, peer and family influences, and school-related factors. Unique sociocultural factors influencing Hispanic drug use include cultural identification, acculturation level, values and culture conflict, and.

Asian adolescents aged 12–17 years reported the lowest rate of alcohol or illicit drug use in the past 30 days among racial and ethnic groups, %. Rates for adolescents in other racial and ethnic groups were: % among adolescents who identify.

In traditional Hispanic culture, women typically do not drink alcohol outside of small family gatherings or other private settings. For Hispanics in the United States, though, this cultural norm is changing. Recent evidence shows some young Hispanic women are drinking as much or even more than young Hispanic men.

Attitudes. This issue brief reviews what we know about substance abuse among LGBTQ young people and explains why this group is at particular risk.

It also shares recommendations for parents, educators, and other adults who can help LGBTQ teens avoid or limit drug and alcohol use. Latinos and Alcohol Use/Abuse Revisited discusses: the Latino demographic profile—an overview; patterns of need and treatment among Mexican-origin adults in central California; alcohol abuse among Dominican-Americans; the onset of alcohol and other drug use among gang members; incarcerated Latinas, alcohol, and other drug abuse; rural Latino Format: Paperback.Few studies have examined the behavioral and protective correlates of alcohol use among young Hispanics.

Using a national sample (N = 7,), logistic regression and latent profile analysis (LPA) are employed to examine the relationships between alcohol use, psychosocial factors, and externalizing behavior among Hispanics during early adolescence.

Early drinkers are more likely to report.