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Substance Use Resource Center

Use and abuse of drugs and alcohol by teens is a common occurrence and can have serious consequences. Substance abuse can have lasting effects on adolescents and contributes to personal distress, poor school performance, short and long term health problems, relationship difficulties and involvement in antisocial activities. The Substance Use Resource Center from the American Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry contains specific family friendly information on Substance User. The page includes the following sections: About, Glossary of Symptoms, Frequently Asked Questions, Treatment Resources, Facts for Families Sheets by Diagnosis, Video Clips, Clinical Resources, Recommended Books, How to Get Help, Links to Support Groups, and Helpful Apps.

Related Topics

  • Substance Use
  • Addiction
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