California State University Long Beach Drugs and Alcohol Discussion

I’m working on a Health & Medical exercise and need support.

Adolescents (12–18 years old) are more likely than older adults to drive-or agree to be driven-recklessly or while intoxicated, to use illicit or dangerous substances and to engage in both minor and more serious antisocial behavior.

Initial Post must include:

In 200 words or more answer the following questions:

  1. Why do you think some teens abuse drugs and alcohol? If you asked them, what reasons would they give for using? What other reasons might they have?
  2. Why do you think adolescents are more susceptible to addiction than adults?