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Drugs Alcohol - KidsHealth

10/27/2014
11:39 | Author: Tyler James

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Drugs Alcohol - KidsHealth

Smoking, drinking, and doing drugs can really affect people's lives. Is your life affected? Discover the truth in this section.

Note: All information on TeensHealth is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.

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Smoking, drinking, and doing drugs can really affect people's lives. Is your life affected? Discover the truth in this section.

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Alcohol Drug Information - NCADD

12/26/2014
09:18 | Author: Hannah Ramirez

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Alcohol Drug Information - NCADD

Alcoholism and drug dependence can affect all aspects of a person's life. Long-term use of alcohol and other drugs, both licit and illegal, can cause serious.

Today, millions of Americans, individuals and family members, from all walks of life--doctors, lawyers, housewives, teachers, pilots, nurses, etc., are living life in long-term recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs. To learn more about recovery and the recovery community, see For People in Recovery and Hope, Help, and Healing.

Not everyone who uses alcohol or drugs is an addict or alcoholic. A person becomes a substance abuser when the substance becomes so crucial that he or she is willing to risk other important aspects of life in order to have the substance.

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Teens Alcohol And Other Drugs

10/25/2014
07:23 | Author: Sarah Gray

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Teens Alcohol And Other Drugs

Experimentation with alcohol and drugs during adolescence is common. Unfortunay, teenagers often don't see the link between their actions today and the.

Physical: Fatigue, repeated health complaints, red and glazed eyes, and a lasting cough.

Teenagers abuse a variety of drugs, both legal and illegal. Legally available drugs include alcohol, prescribed medications, inhalants (fumes from glues, aerosols, and solvents) and over-the-counter cough, cold, sleep, and diet medications. The most commonly used illegal drugs are marijuana (pot), stimulants (cocaine, crack, and speed), LSD, PCP, opiates, heroin, and designer drugs (Ecstasy). The use of illegal drugs is increasing, especially among young teens.

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Alcohol National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

8/24/2014
05:16 | Author: Emily Peterson

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Alcohol National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

National Survey on Drug Use and Health: Trends in Prevalence of Alcohol for Ages 12 or Older, Ages 12 to 17, Ages 18 to 25, and Ages 26 or Older; 2013 (in.

National Institute of Drug Abuse. Alcohol Retrieved from /drugs-abuse/alcohol.

^ indicate low precision; no estimate reported. Data in brackets indicate statistically significant change from the previous year. Previous NSDUH Data.

Published April 2011. Revised January 2014. Examines nationwide trends in drug abuse and addiction among youth, describing lifetime, past year and past month use for alcohol, tobacco, illicit drugs, and prescription drugs.

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Tobacco, Drugs Alcohol Risky Health Issues for Teens

6/23/2014
03:35 | Author: Sarah Gray

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Tobacco, Drugs Alcohol Risky Health Issues for Teens

Learning the facts about drugs & alcohol can help you make informed decisions about your health.

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Alcohol Smoking & Tobacco Drug Use & Abuse Back to top Written By: Teens participating in the Summer Wellness Programs Reviewed By: Nancy Brown, Ph.D. Last Reviewed: October 2013.

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Before anyone ever takes a puff, a hit, or a drink, there is a decision made – a healthy or an unhealthy decision. Sometimes making the healthy choice is hard because you may be stressed, angry, or pressured. However, learning the facts about drugs and alcohol can help you make informed decisions about your health. In this section you'll learn about tobacco, drugs, and alcohol and how they affect the body and mind.

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