According to a paper found online in the Journal of Adolescent Health, researchers have learned people are apt to smoke whether or not they were sexually or physically abused, but tend to smoke more if they were abused and have a history of smoking.
Researchers note that it's crucial that public policies should be properly aligned in preventing kids from smoking in the first place since tobacco use often escalates in adolescence.
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Federal Programs Related to - Substance Abuse
Programs that provide preventive, diagnostic and inpatient, outpatient and residential treatment services as well as transitional support for people who have a physical and/or psychological dependency on tobacco, alcohol and/or other drugs. Addictions; Alcohol Rehabilitation; Alcoholism; Alcohol-Related Triage; Chemical Abuse; Chemical Dependency; Drug Addiction; Drug Habit; Drug Rehabilitation; Drug-Related Triage; Maintenance Treatment; Medication Abuse; Narcotic Habit; Perinatal Alcohol Treatment; Perinatal Drug Treatment; Perinatal Substance Abuse Treatment; Public Inebriate Transportation; Substance Abuse Rehabilitation
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Programs that evaluate individuals who are in need of substance abuse services and refer them to the inpatient, outpatient or residential treatment services they require. Central Intake Programs; Central Intake/Assessment for Alcohol Abuse; Central Intake/Assessment for Drug Abuse; Central Intake/Assessment for Substance Abuse
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Programs that provide treatment services for people who wish to control their dependence on nicotine and give up cigarettes and other substances containing nicotine. Anti-Smoking Campaigns; Nicotine Dependency; Tobacco Habit; Smoke-Free Advocacy (with COMMON CODE Advocacy -B); Smoking Withdrawal Clinics; Stop Smoking Programs
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