Veterans Less Likely Than Non-veterans To Use Marijuana and Misuse Prescription Pain Relievers
SAMHSA's National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) report examines the behavioral health patterns of wives and children of military personnel—both in terms of substance use and mental illness issues. The report found that in general, military wives (women ages 18 to 49) and children (ages 12 to 17) have substance use and mental illness rates similar to corresponding age groups in the general population.
VETERANS LESS LIKELY THAN NON-VETERANS TO USE MARIJUANA AND MISUSE PRESCRIPTION PAIN RELIEVERS
Past Year Marijuana Use and Nonmedical Pain Reliever Use by Veteran Status: 2002 to 2012