Preventing Drug Abuse: The Best Strategy

Why is adolescence a critical time for preventing drug addiction? As noted previously, early use of drugs increases a person’s chances of developing addiction. Remember, drugs change brains—and this can lead to addiction and other serious problems. So, preventing early use of drugs or alcohol may go a long way in reducing these risks. If we can prevent young people from experimenting with drugs, we can prevent drug addiction.

Source: Preventing Drug Abuse: The Best Strategy via @NIDAnews

2016-10-28T19:24:59+00:00 April 27th, 2016|ayeneh-blog|Comments Off on Preventing Drug Abuse: The Best Strategy

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