Heavy smoking and high-risk smoking practices are common among homeless youth. Most of those who smoke are interested in quitting, but they need assistance.
Aug 27, 2015
Substance use touches on many facets of public policy, including health and health care, economic issues, criminal justice, and risk behaviors — particularly among youth. Accordingly, RAND conducts drug policy research that addresses a range of concerns, from treatment effectiveness, harm reduction, drug markets and supply, and predictors and consequences to evaluations of programs to prevent youth from using and abusing drugs, alcohol, and tobacco.