The study was led by researchers at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health. “Though not everyone who uses a drug will develop addiction, adolescents may develop addiction to substances faster than young adults. For example, within 12 months since first cannabis use, 10.7% of adolescents had cannabis use disorder versus 6.4% of young adults. For example, within 12 months since first misuse of prescription drugs:11.2% of adolescents had prescription opioid use disorder versus 6.9% of young adults. “This underscores the importance of drug use prevention and screening for substance use or misuse among adolescents and young adults.
At Wellness Axis we want to encourage habits of wellness, Increase awareness of factors and resources contributing to well-being, Inspire and empower individuals to take responsibility for their own health, and to support a sense of community. Wellness can be thought of as the quality or state of being in good health.