In Los Angeles and across the country, it seems that far too many teens are admitted to drug rehab centers each and every year. But what are the factors that cause this to happen? After all, there are many anti-substance abuse campaigns directed at teens, and most at least somewhat understand the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse. However, there are also several factors that can make it easy for teens to give in to the temptation to use drugs or alcohol. And since knowing is half the battle, the following infographic examines a few of the reasons why this happens.
According to results from the 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, approximately 20.4 million adults aged 18 years or older needed substance use