Sexual Activity and Substance Use Among Youth
Teens and young adults face many pressures and decisions involving alcohol, drugs, and sexual activity decisions that often occur simultaneously. Almost one quarter of sexually active young people aged 15-24 report having sex without a condom because they were drinking or using drugs at the time. These findings are from a new national survey conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation and released at a conference, Dangerous Liaisons: Substance Abuse and Sexual Behavior, sponsored by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University.
- Survey Snapshot
- Fact Sheet: Substance Use and Sexual Health Among Teens and Young Adults in the U.S.
- Issue Update: Substance Use and Risky Sexual Activity
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- Data Note: Differences In Public Opinion On The ACA's Contraceptive Coverage Requirement, By Gender, Religion, And Political Party
- Women and Health Care in the Early Years of the ACA: Key Findings from the 2013 Kaiser Women's Health Survey
- Emergency Contraception