College Students: Peer Pressure and Substance Abuse

College Students: Peer Pressure and Substance Abuse In 2001, research found that college students across the nation suffered from drug and alcohol abuse. There were 310,000 students using marijuana, 636,000 using cocaine and heroin and 1,717 unintentional deaths from alcohol related injuries. As a result, numbers have grown of parents seeking addiction treatment for their

How to Talk to Your Kids About Drugs and Alcohol

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Most kids end up trying drugs or alcohol at least once or more during their teenage years. Studies have shown that a reasonably high percentage of kids have already tried alcohol while in high school. The dangers of children experimenting with drugs and/or alcohol are unsafe and illegal. Despite this fact, kids often easily give