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Why Young People Experiment with Substances

A young person’s need for attention and fitting in can often lead to substance abuse and addiction. Being young seems like it’s a carefree time in a person’s life, but it can be highly stressful. Just being in high school can cause a young person to worry about academics, cliques in school and young romance. One common thing that young people lack is experience, and due to a lack of brain development, they are impulsive and think act on what they think is...