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Alcohol Ads, Youth & Mental Health

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African-American Youth Exposed to More Magazine and Television Alcohol Advertising Than Youth in General
Released: 9/27/2012 9:00 AM EDT
Source: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health


 — African-American youth ages 12-20 are seeing more advertisements for alcohol in magazines and on TV compared with all youth ages 12-20, according to a new report from the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth (CAMY) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The report is available on CAMY’s website, www.camy.org.
The report analyzes alcohol exposure by type and brand among African-American youth in comparison to all youth. It also assesses exposure of African-American youth to alcohol advertising relative to African-American adults across various media venues using the most recent year(s) of data available.
Alcohol is the most widely used drug among African-American youth

Racism impact on Mental Health

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Perceived Racism May Impact Black Americans’ Mental Health

Source: American Psychological Association (APA) - Psychological Responses to Racism Similar to Trauma Symptoms, Study Finds

WASHINGTON -- For black American adults, perceived racism may cause mental health symptoms similar to trauma and could lead to some physical health disparities between blacks and other populations in the United States, according to a new study published by the American Psychological Association.


While previous studies have found links between racism and mental health, this is the first meta-analysis on the subject

Black Youth, Stress Risk

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African-American Youth at Risk: Stress a Factor, but Type Important
Source: Washington University in St. Louis

 — Exposure to stress can increase the risk for violent behaviors and depressive symptoms for African-American young adults. Different types of stress, particularly racial discrimination, can influence the level of this risk, finds a new study by Lorena Estrada-Martínez, PhD, assistant professor at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis. The study, to be published in an upcoming issue of the Journal of Youth and Adolescence, examined whether different kinds of stressors equally influence the risk for violent behaviors and depressive symptoms among 

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