A recent article shared by the Partnership at Drugfree.org, a national nonprofit that helps the parents of teens, talks about the consequences of teenage experimentation with drugs and alcohol…
Some interesting facts to pause and ponder:
- Did you know that 90% of addictions START during the teenage years?
- Nine out of ten people who meet the medical criteria for drug or alcohol abuse or dependence started smoking, drinking or using other drugs before the age of 18.
- You can cut the risk in half by just talking to your kids about drugs and alcohol.
Download the infographic here for more interesting stats.