The dangers of drugs and alcohol

We are in the middle of National Drug and Alcohol Week, an initiative launched by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to stimulate educational events in communities so teens can learn what science has taught us about drug use and addiction.

Underage drinking can cause many negative consequences, both in the short and long term.

The following facts are from NIDA.

Research shows that young people’s brains keep developing well into their 20s. Alcohol can alter this

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