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Substance use and abuse among lesbian, gay, and bisexual youths: The role of rejection to disclosure

The Brief Addication Science Information Source (BASIS) blog has an interesting overview focusing on the risks around drugs for  lesbian, gay and bisexual young people.
They say that this group report higher use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs than their peers and suggest that one risk factor is
rejection from one’s friends and family members following the disclosure of sexual

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