7 Signs Your Teen could be Hiding Alcohol and Drug Abuse
Most alcohol and drug abuse begins in teen years. Curiosity, boredom, rebellion, peer pressure or just the feeling of being a “grown-up” are some of the reasons why teens experiment with alcoholic beverages or illegal substances. Teenage drinkers and drug users may make decisions that will put themselves or others in danger. This can start from acting stupid to offending a friend or get involved sexually that can lead to injuries, property damage, fights and unwanted pregnancy. Here are the seven signs your teen could be hiding alcohol and drug abuse. See also Keeping Your Teen Safe from Cyberbullying.