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| Updated on March 10, 2018 Published on December 14, 2015

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Prevent substance abuse

Parents, take note! Maintaining a healthy and open relationship with your teenaged children can prevent them from indulging in drug or alcohol abuse, a new study suggests. Adolescence is a time when many children consider experimenting with alcohol or drugs. Researchers said that adolescents are more likely to drink or use drugs if they hang out with deviant friends or if they actively seek out peers to facilitate substance use.

Published on December 14, 2015
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