Most homeless youth smokers surveyed in Los Angeles County had tried to quit and were interested in receiving assistance with quitting. Homeless service providers are interested in providing smoking cessation assistance but face barriers to doing so.
Aug 27, 2015
Approximately 70% of unaccompanied homeless youth are current smokers.
Jul 24, 2015
Sniping and other high-risk smoking practices deserve further attention among homeless youth, particularly those already facing greater health threats due to factors such as nicotine dependence, lower income, and drug abuse.
Jul 14, 2015
This paper presents data from interviews with service providers from 23 shelters and drop-in centers serving homeless youth in Los Angeles County about their current smoking cessation programming.
Oct 1, 2014