(Sacramento, CA) More than half of young people (52.7%) ages 14 to 22 report that they gamble in an average month, and nearly one in six (16.2%) gamble in an average week.
Drinking, Smoking, Drug Use and Gambling are More Associated with the Popular Kids than the Unpopular Ones One in three (33 percent) high-school aged young people say they have engaged in one of the following risky behaviors in the last 30 days: smoked cigarettes, used marijuana, drunk alcohol or gambled for money. Although purchase of
Many newspaper stories about suicides during the 2000 winter holiday season linked end-of-year holidays and suicide, despite the fact that such a link is a myth, according to a new study from the Annenberg Public Policy Center. Suicides actually peak in the spring and are not more common during the winter holiday period. “While it
Public Health Community Issues New Recommendations for Media Coverage of Suicide
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