Emerging Adult Culture

The dominant culture glorifies emerging adult substance use and makes it challenging for this population to talk about substance use issues or recovery.

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  Justice-Involved Board Provider and Payor Board   Young Adult Board  

How can prevention efforts aimed at emerging adults¹ help counter the glorification of substance use found across different forms of media and entertainment? How can we center the voices of people in recovery within these efforts?

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Disclosing recovery or substance use treatment is often stigmatized among emerging adults in social settings. What strategies can help reduce this stigma?

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How can harm reduction services and information best be included in substance use recovery programming for emerging adults?

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¹ Emerging adults refers to youth and young adults between the ages of 16 and 25.