Tobacco Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2011–2014 « Teen Challenge USA

Tobacco use and addiction most often begin during youth and young adulthood. Youth use of tobacco in any form is unsafe (1). To determine the prevalence and trends of current (past 30-day) use of nine tobacco products (cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco, e-cigarettes, hookahs, tobacco pipes, snus, dissolvable tobacco, and bidis) … Continue reading


My life felt like a never-ending cycle of severe depression, fear, drug addiction and unhealthy relationships. I felt trapped and I thought I could never change. I lived recklessly because I didn’t care about anything or anyone, including myself. In January, 2014, I had a brain aneurysm caused by abusing … Continue reading