The Doctor Is In: National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week, focusing on teen usage
According to a 2014 survey by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, almost two thirds of high school seniors do not view marijuana use as harmful; and while rates of drug and alcohol uses in 8th, 10th, and 12th grade students are down, there are still concerns about usage.
Sunrise 7 spoke with Dr. Jeffrey Lamont of Marshfield Clinic to find out the biggest problems facing teens today in the drug realm. He said parents have a big influence on how their children view and handle drugs and alcohol, suggesting parents model safe and drug-free behavior to their kids, not simply preach the practice.
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