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Teen Drug Abuse Directory

Teen drug use is extremely prevalent. If you're a teen, knowing how to stand up for yourself in pressuring situations is vital. And if you're a teen already abusing drugs, talk to a trusted adult for help. Drugs can cause numerous physical and emotional problems, including depression, growth problems, psychiatric disorders, and much more. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how drug abuse affects teens' health, how to get help for drug abuse, how to avoid drug abuse, and much more.

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One in 10 American teenagers has abused cough or cold medicines with DXM to get high, making it more popular in that age group than cocaine, ecstasy, LSD, and meth. Parents and teens need to know the risks and dangers of DXM abuse.

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