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Tuesday, November 19 / 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Session 48
Substance Use Behaviors Among Youth In Sub-Saharan Africa

Chair: Massy Mutumba, University of Michigan

1. Level of Use of Marijuana among Youth Aged 12-19 Years in BotswanaWidzani Judith Amos, university of Botswana; Enock Ngome, University of Botswana.

2. Substance Use Cascade among Youth in Six Southern Africa Countries: Prevalence and Risk FactorsOlolade O. J. Baruwa, North West University; Christine Chawhanda, Wits University; Jonathan Levin, University of the Witwatersrand; Latifat Ibisomi, Wits University.

3. “Rethink Your Third Drink”: a Longitudinal Analysis of the Relationship between Depression and Binge Drinking among Young Males in South AfricaNicole De Wet - Billings, University of the Witwatersrand.

4. The Effect of Family and Neighbourhood Social Capital on Youth Mental Health in South AfricaOluwaseyi Somefun, University of the Witwatersrand; Arlette Simo Fotso, World Bank Group .

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