Pima County Youth Vaping Partner Event

Please join us on Friday, March 27th from 12:00pm-3:00pm at the Community Foundation Campus (5049 E Broadway, Tucson) to learn the latest information about youth vaping in Pima County, what the Pima County Public Schools Task Force Group and Pima County Health Department are doing to address it, and how you can get involved. This is a great opportunity to: […]

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Read NIDA’s Helpful Factsheet on Electronic Cigarettes

What are electronic cigarettes? Electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes, e-vaporizers, or electronic nicotine delivery systems, are battery-operated devices that people use to inhale an aerosol, which typically contains nicotine (though not always), flavorings, and other chemicals. They can resemble traditional tobacco cigarettes (cig-a-likes), cigars, or pipes, or even everyday items like pens or USB memory sticks. […]

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NIH Monitoring the Future survey shows use of most illicit substances down, but past year marijuana use relatively stable

The 2016 Monitoring the Future (MTF) annual survey results released today from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) reflect changing teen behaviors and choices in a social media-infused world. The results show a continued long-term decline in the use of many illicit substances, including marijuana, as well as alcohol, tobacco, and misuse of some prescription […]

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FACT SHEET: Obama Administration Marks Progress in Substance Use Disorder Prevention, Treatment, Recovery, and Research

President Obama made health care reform a reality for America.  He also recognized that substance use disorders are a critical public health issue. Today at the White House, Administration officials and other leaders from across the country highlighted the progress that has been made over the past eight years in substance use disorder prevention, treatment, […]

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