Sean Esteban McCabe's NIH study examining the relationships among e-cigarette use, traditional cigarette smoking, other tobacco use, other substance use behaviors and health problems from adolescence to young adulthood.
Research Assistant Professor, Phil Veliz, discusses substance abuse among youth athletes
Teen athletes are less likely to abuse prescription opioids and heroin than non-athletes, indicating that sports participation may have a “protective factor,” according to a new study by IRWG researchers Philip Veliz, Carol Boyd and Sean Esteban McCabe.
A new University of Michigan study about substance abuse confirms why parents should properly dispose of leftover prescription opioids.
When teens use codeine, hydrocodone, oxycodone and other prescription opioids for nonmedical purposes, they become at risk to develop a substance use disorder by age 35, U-M researchers said.
IRWG Researchers Carol J. Boyd, Sean Esteban McCabe, and Philip Veliz recently published an analysis of substance use among adolescent sexual minority athletes.
A new collaborative study led by IRWG Research Professor Sean Esteban McCabe found that youth who take stimulant medications for ADHD over an extended period of time early in life are no more at risk for substance abuse in later adolescence than teens without ADHD.
IRWG researchers Quyen Epstein-Ngo and Carol Boyd published a study reporting that teens who take medications like Ritalin to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder are twice as likely to be physically or emotionally bullied by peers than those who don't have ADHD.