Many Teens Who Misuse Prescription Drugs Get Them From Multiple Sources
New research finds 44% of high school seniors who misuse prescription drugs get them from multiple sources, HealthDay reports.
Alcohol is the most widely used substance among America’s teens and young adults, posing substantial health and safety risks. Believe it or not, the average age for a first drink is 14.
As a parent, you hold tremendous influence over whether your child decides to drink or not. Be informed and be clear that you disapprove of underage drinking, model health behavior and find opportunities to discuss the dangers of alcohol.