Social networks and heavy drinking amongst homeless youth - Homeless Hub Research Summary Series

Youth’s social environments affect their experience with heavy drinking. This varies between black and white youth. However, youth that have at least four people in their immediate social network who are students are less likely to drink.

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Are Social Network Correlates of Heavy Drinking Similar Among Black Homeless Youth and White Homeless Youth? was published in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 73(6), 885 in 2012.

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The Homeless Hub
Toronto, ON, Canada