Teen Drug Abuse - Signs of Teenage Drug Use - Addiction Center
It's not hard to find drugs, and sometimes it may seem like everyone's doing them — or wanting you to do them. But as with anything that seems too good to be true, there are downsides and dangers to taking drugs. Drugs are chemicals or substances that change the way our bodies work. Some are medicines that help people when doctors prescribe them.
As their children grow to pre-teens and teens, parents worry about new risks they may experience. One such risk is the use of substances, such as alcohol, marijuana, tobacco, and other drugs. Substance use by teens can have a big impact on their health and well-being.
Many addictions develop from drug abuse that starts during adolescence. The teenage brain is still developing, increasing the risk of addiction. Call Now. Treatment Center Locator. Pocatello, ID.