4369.0 Predictors of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Use in Our Youth

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 4:30 PM
This session looks at the relationship between delinquent behaviors, religious beliefs/meaning of life, and other interpersonal variables and initiation of alcohol, tobacco or other drugs by youth. The implications for positive interventions will be examined.
Session Objectives: Describe the personal characteristics that impact initiation of alcohol, tobacco or other drugs by youth. Discuss interventions that can positively affect outcomes.

4:50 PM
Influence of Religious Beliefs and Involvement in Alcohol, Cigarette and Illicit Drug Use among a Cross-Sectional Study of Hispanic Adolescents Aging 12 – 17 Years Old
Lorinet Martell-Martínez, BS, MPHc, Victor Emanuel Reyes-Ortiz, PhDc, René R. Dávila-Torres, MS, DBA, PhD and José Guzmán-Pereira, BS, MPHc
5:10 PM
Examining the relationship between purpose and meaning in life and alcohol and other drug use in young adulthood
Sarah Stoddard, PhD, Jose A. Bauermeister, MPH, PhD and Marc Zimmerman, PhD

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
Endorsed by: Latino Caucus, Maternal and Child Health, Public Health Nursing, School Health Education and Services

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)