Topic: Teens

Marijuana Use is Down, Disapproval is Up Among Young Teens

July 13, 2015

Since 2002, the proportion of adolescents reporting marijuana use has decreased, and more younger adolescents report strong disapproval of marijuana use initiation.

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Discuss Safe Sex With Teens Openly and Honestly

May 6, 2015

New research by UT Austin's Child & Family Research Institute in collaboration with the Healthy Youth Partnership identifies the main barriers to safe sex practices among teens in Travis County. 

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Many Pregnant Teens Use Alcohol and Drugs, Study Finds

Feb. 17, 2015
Assistant Professor Christopher Salas-Wright

New research from The University of Texas at Austin suggests that many teenagers, especially younger teens, may not be getting the message about the risks of using alcohol and other drugs during pregnancy but that having involved parents and being engaged academically can help.

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Talking to Teens about Violence is Topic of Series Hosted by Humanities Institute

Oct. 12, 2010

Event: "Helping Our Teenagers Think about Violence and Peace," a free speaker series presented by the Humanities Institute at The University of Texas at Austin.

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