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Does societal fear increase teen substance abuse?

Data from the most recent National Survey of Adolescents and other studies indicate that one in four children and adolescents in the United States experiences at least one potentially traumatic event before the age of 16, and more than 1% of 17-year-olds—one in eight—have experienced post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at some point in their lives. [...]

By | 2017-01-03T15:08:20+00:00 May 12th, 2015|Teen Mental Behavior|0 Comments