"Although this report shows that considerable progress has been made in lowering adolescent cigarette smoking, the sad, unacceptable fact remains that in many states about 1 in 10 adolescents smoked cigarettes in the past month. The report also shows that we must collectively redouble our efforts to better educate adolescents about the risks of tobacco, and continue to work with every state and community to promote effective tobacco use prevention and recovery programs,” said SAMHSA Administrator Pamela Hyde.
To read about how smoking may take a toll on cognitive functioning, see Psychiatric News here. And to read mental-health related findings from the NSDUH, click here.
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