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DID YOU KNOW?

  • In Arkansas, 23 % of high school students who report they drank alcohol for the first time before age 13 years

  • In Arkansas, 11% of high school students who report they drove a car or other vehicle when they had been drinking alcohol

  • In Arkansas, 39% of high school students who report they usually obtained the alcohol they drank by someone giving it to them

In Arkansas, 31%  of high school students who report they ever used marijuana1 or more times (lifetime)             

https://www.hhs.gov/ash/oah/facts-and-stats/national-and-state-data-sheets/adolescents-and-substance-abuse/arkansas/index.html

 

In 2018, Arkansas had 55 Alcohol Attributable Deaths under the age of 21

 

In 2018, Arkansas had 3,309 years of potential life lost under the age of 21

https://www.stopalcoholabuse.gov/media/ReportToCongress/2018/state_reports/arkansas_profile.pdf

One of the most important calls a tobacco user can make is to the Arkansas Tobacco Quitline at

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Center for Healing Hearts and Spirits

Joyce Raynor, Executive Director
2416 South Chester • Little Rock, Arkansas 72206 USA
Phone (501) 372-3800 • Fax (501) 372-2150

E-mail: hhscenter@sbcglobal.net

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of the Women's Council on African American Affairs, Inc. (WCAAA)

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