CDC report finds tobacco use is increasing among youth

This month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a report indicating that tobacco use among US youth is increasing, primarily because of the growing popularity in e-cigarettes within this age group. Unfortunately, teens who use substances are at a higher risk for developing and/or worsening other mental health concerns. This is why the ASAP Center focuses on interventions that target substance abuse, depression, and suicidality.  To learn more about how we do this, explore our interventions here.