Readjusting Our Priorities
Helping Homeless Youth Quit Smoking
Published in: American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2015
Posted on RAND.org on October 19, 2015
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This perspective piece discusses recent research that examined cigarette smoking among homeless youth and options for addressing the problem. The work found that there is strong demand for smoking cessation services among the youth themselves and a strong willingness to help among service providers. What remains is to develop feasible options for delivering needed services to help curb smoking among homeless youth.