A Day of Drug Use

A Day of Drug Use

An astounding number of young adults use alcohol and illicit drugs every day. In fact, according to NSDUH data, over 4.8 million young adults aged 18 to 25 drank alcohol, and approximately 3.4 million used illicit drugs, on an average day. The data suggests that substance use remains a health problem among this demographic, and the rates…

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Do Good Kids Do Drugs?

If your image of teens who abuse drugs is comprised of kids in inner-city neighborhoods, you are not recognizing the big picture. The reality is, the teenagers who abuse drugs cross every socioeconomic barrier. In fact, privileged, high-achieving teens may be more likely to abuse drugs since they’re often under a tremendous amount of pressure to succeed. They…