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Substance Abuse By Women / Report #167321

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 05, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: Beth Nissen) The growing health crisis of substance abuse by women examined; details given of the findings of the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse report on smoking, drinking and drug use by young women. [Center's Joseph CALIFANO - says women have come the wrong way.] The health impact of substance abuse on women and their families outlined. [Phoenix House Dr. Mitchell ROSENTHAL - comments.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Michele Norris) The failure of drug programs to prevent drug abuse among the young examined; details given from a report by a group called Drug Strategies about 47 drug prevention programs. [Two young GIRLS, Drug Strategies Mathea FALCO, youngster Antoine TUCKSON - talk about aspects of drugs.] The mixed messages about drugs in today's popular culture noted.

Jennings, Peter;
Nissen, Beth;
Norris, Michele

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