Young people’s smoking, drinking and drug use

Every young person who is harmed through alcohol, tobacco or illicit drugs is one too many. But what are the trends among young people in general? Are they what we think? And what messages are young people themselves receiving about ‘normal’ behaviour for their age group?

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Access statistics to deliver Lesson 4 here: Young people’s smoking drinking and drug use data (15-24)

Find out more about young people’s smoking drinking and drug use and their interaction with other risky behaviours:

Disengaged from school, engaged with drugs and alcohol? Young people at risk

Smoking prevention among young people

Young people’s drinking: health harms and NHS burden

Drugs, alcohol and youth crime: Counting the cost

Alcohol, drugs and sexual health: Tackling under-18 conceptions

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