As a drug and alcohol treatment center, we see a LOT of young adults who started drinking and using as teens. One of the big research issues of late is the extreme effect of alcohol and drugs on the teenage brain. As a society, we MUST do everything in our power to educate, support and protect our teens. Check out this NPR article that talks about why teens are so impulsive, addiction-prone and need to protect their brains at all costs!—http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2015/01/28/381622350/why-teens-are-impulsive-addiction-prone-and-should-protect-their-brains

 

Don’t miss our last blogpost on the 10 Hardest Drugs to Kickhttp://actiontreatment.com/2015/01/27/10-toughest-drug-addictions-kick/