Teens make bad choices for many reasons. People do dumb things trying to impress their friends. Some do drugs to change the way they feel. Others do things to simply fit in with the crowd. Get the facts so you can make smart decisions.
You are growing and developing into an adult. That means drugs will really screw with your brain.
When you are young, you are much more likely to be hooked/addicted to drugs for years.
Do You Know:
Almost all (90%) of the people in this country with a substance abuse problem started smoking,
drinking or using drugs before age 18.
These experiences will vary, because each person will react different to drug use. It is important understand the common risks and consequences for your life.