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Teen Risk Factors for Becoming Involved in Substance Abuse

Why do some teens get involved in substance abuse while others do not? Many parents ponder this question as their children become teenagers. What causes a teen to be pressured or influenced into making poor decisions? What factors increase the risks that a youth will smoke cigarettes, drink alcohol, or use drugs? Fortunately, we have some answers that can help.

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