“The National Institute on Drug Abuse has released its annual findings about US teenagers and substance abuse. The big news is that opioid misuse by teens is at historic lows (clearly a good thing). The late-to-the-party news is that young people really like vaping.
The good news on heroin
The survey does get into specifics as to how kids are taking heroin, either with or without a needle. The hopeful takeaway here, is that while the US heroin crisis is ravaging adult addicts, the vast majority of teenagers say they are not using.”
Source: QZ.com – December 17, 2017
For additional information go to the NIDA link on the survey: https://www.drugabuse.gov/related-topics/trends-statistics/monitoring-future