Wednesday, August 4, 2010

More substance abuse by immigrant children

UPI (Rockville, MD) August 4:

"Children of Hispanic-Americans adults born outside the United States have much higher levels than their parents of substance abuse, health officials say.  A study by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration finds 37.2 percent of Hispanic-Americans who immigrated to the United States say they participated in binge drinking during the past month, while past-month binge drinking among U.S. born Hispanic-American adults is 57.7 percent."
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