High School Students & Substance Abuse: Watch Out for Use Around Prom, Graduation

For high school students, the end of the school year is generally a time for celebration.

Not only are classes about to end, but two big events — prom and graduation — are finally here, and it’s time to make memories.

Too often, though, memory-making turns to tragedy when teens choose to indulge in drugs and alcohol that impair them.

If you are a parent or school administrator that thinks teen drug or alcohol use isn’t a problem, consider these sobering statistics about substance abuse among teenagers:

 

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ARCpoint Labs has some tips for parents and school officials who want to curb teen substance abuse this prom and graduation season.

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