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Report Abuse

Alcohol and Drug Use in Young People

For many young people, using alcohol, drugs, or other substances like cigarettes is just part of growing up. Many of them try these substances only a few times and stop, while others may continue to use them on a more regular basis.

Young people may try a number of substances, including alcohol, household chemicals (inhalants), prescription and over-the-counter medicines, illegal drugs, and cigarettes. They use alcohol more than any other substance. They use alcohol and cannabis (marijuana) more than any other substances.

Treaty Land Acknowledgement

ASPECC is located in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) (Beaver Hill House) on Treaty 6 Territory, unceded, stolen land, home, traditional meeting ground, gathering place, and travelling route of the Nêhiyawak (Cree), Anishinaabe (Saulteaux), Niitsitapi (Blackfoot), Métis, Dene, and Nakota Sioux. We stand with those who have suffered at the hands of colonization, which continues today, and we are committed to actively work towards reconciliation and the restoration of land rights.