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What Causes Teen Substance Abuse?

WHAT CAUSE S TEEN SUBSTANCE ABUSE When parents don't talk to their teens about substance abuse, they are more likely to misuse drugs and alcohol. 25% of children of alcoholics become alcoholics themselves. Teens who watch at least 3 R-rated movies each month are 5 times as likely to drink alcohol as other teens. These teens are also 6 times as likely to smoke marijuana. Some teens turn to substance abuse as a method of coping with stress, Others are heavily influenced by peers and use drugs as a way of fitting in. Teens who are "often bored" are 50% more likely to engage in substance abuse. 2. Some teens abuse drugs because they think it will help them gain confidence in social situations. http://www.drugfree.org/resources/top-8-reasons-why -teens-try-alcohol-and-drugs/ http://cdac.info/portfolio-view/underlying-causes-of-te en-drug-abuse/ http://drugfacts4youngpeople.com/why-some-teens-u se-drugs http://psychcentral.com/lib/children-of-alcoholics/ MIRAMAR GETTING WELL STAYING WELL

What Causes Teen Substance Abuse?

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There are also several factors that can make it easy for teens to give in to the temptation to use drugs or alcohol. Here are a few.

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