High School Age Teens Are Drinking Less

According to The Centers for Disease Control, high-school drinking has significantly reduced. The study looked at data trends between the years of 1991 and 2015 based on information provided by high school students themselves. Drinking has cut nearly by half in some regards. For example, in 1999 half of high school students reported drinking within…

ADHD Medications Proven NOT to Increase Likelihood of Substance Abuse

Most medications prescribed for ADHD, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, are stimulant medications like amphetamines. In the past, it has been widely believed that putting young children, adolescents, and teenagers on these medications makes them more susceptible to substance abuse in the future because of the harsh effects of the medications. Mental health issues of any…