Monitoring the Future

  1. December 14, 2023

    Teen drug use remains below pre-pandemic levels

    The percentage of teenagers reporting they used any illicit substances in 2023 held steady below the pre-pandemic levels reported in 2020, according to the Monitoring the Future survey.

  2. August 17, 2023

    Annual study gauges marijuana and hallucinogen use, binge drinking

    Adults ages 35 to 50 continued a long-term upward trajectory in past-year use of marijuana and hallucinogens to reach all-time highs in 2022, according to Monitoring the Future.

  3. June 19, 2023

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.

  4. June 8, 2023

    Non-LSD hallucinogen use rising among young adults

    Young adults ages 19-30 nearly doubled their past-12-month use of non-LSD hallucinogens in the United States from 2018-21, according to a study by U-M and Columbia University.

  5. December 15, 2022

    Nicotine vaping now a top form of teen substance use

    Nicotine vaping is one of the most common types of substance use for teenagers in 2022, according to results from a national study released Dec. 15.

  6. August 22, 2022

    Young adult marijuana, hallucinogen use at all-time high

    Marijuana and hallucinogen use in the past year reported by young adults 19 to 30 years old increased significantly in 2021 compared with five and 10 years ago, according to the Monitoring the Future panel study.

  7. April 4, 2022

    Study looks at long-term severe substance use disorder

    New U-M research finds the majority of 18-year-olds with severe substance use disorder symptoms who were followed over 32 years still had multiple substance use disorder symptoms as adults.

  8. March 30, 2022

    Alcohol users drank more often early in pandemic

    A new U-M study shows that the frequency of drinking went up among those who used alcohol, even though the overall prevalence of drinking went down during the early months of the pandemic.

  9. March 28, 2022

    E-cigarettes linked to more failed attempts to quit nicotine

    The number of adolescents who have attempted to quit e-cigarettes and failed has grown with the rapid increase of teen e-cigarette use in the past five years, according to a study by U-M researchers. 

  10. December 15, 2021

    Teen use of illicit drugs decreased in ’21 amid pandemic

    Declines in adolescent use of illicit drugs reported in 2021 were the largest and most sweeping recorded in the past 46 years, according to the Monitoring the Future study.