teen drug abuse

There are many stages of drug abuse, ultimately leading to difficulty in managing one’s life as a result of using drugs.Individuals who begin using drugs as juveniles are at greater risk of becoming addicted compared to those who begin drug use as an adult due to the immaturity of the teenage brain, particularly of that part of the brain that controls impulses.Illicit teen drug abuse over the past year was the lowest in the survey’s history for eighth-graders. In all three grades, use of illegal drugs other than marijuana over the past year dropped from recent peaks. (Seniors have been polled about their drug use and attitudes since 1975