Do Alcohol-Related Social Media Posts Provoke an Increase with Underage Drinking in Adolescents?

The Journal, Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, devised a study based off the reactions underage drinkers had to the exposure of ads, photos, videos, and posts that promoted alcohol. Social media gives teens the ability to view other teens at parties drinking alcohol, read advertisements for alcohol that are meant to appeal to adults, or…

What Happens to the Teenage Brain with Marijuana Use?

Throughout the years, cannabis has been a constant controversy in the United States on whether the tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in marijuana is harmful or helpful for medicinal purposes. If you were to do research on the effects of the THC, you might conclude that both sides are relevant within their findings without having a clue what…

How Does a Teen Detox Differ from Adult Detoxification?

Drugs and alcohol have damaging effects on the person who abuses them and becomes dependent on them. Once the body does not sense the effects of drugs or alcohol any longer, withdrawal can set in making the person extremely uncomfortable. Withdrawals can be deadly with alcohol and excruciatingly painful with drugs. A person withdrawing should…