TITLE

Alcohol and drug use among teenagers

AUTHOR(S)
Leslie, Karen
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/15/2008, Vol. 178 Issue 2, p149
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the findings of different studies regarding the alcohol and drug use among teenagers in Canada. It mentions about a survey that shows alcohol is the most commonly used substance among teenagers in which 1 out of 5 young adults drinks in a way that may put them at risk. Furthermore, another report indicates that some youth are at greater risk than others of having drug or alcohol problems. Meanwhile, the article also provides information on how to detect a teenager if he is using drugs.
ACCESSION #
28793630

 

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