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Lancet review of substance use in young people highlights burden of alcohol among Australian teens; need for more research evidence to tackle the issue

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Date Published: 
Monday, 22 February 2016

A major global review of substance use in young people, published last week in the journal Lancet Psychiatry, confirms that adolescence is a critical period for developing substance use related problems which can affect later health outcomes, and highlights the need for more research and