CDC study: Stress is driving some teens to drugs, alcohol

The new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows more than 70% of teens are using substances to feel more relaxed.

News 12 Staff

Feb 9, 2024, 11:12 AM

Updated 167 days ago

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A new study has found that more teens are turning to drinking and doing drugs to cope with stress.
The new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows more than 70% of teens are using substances to feel more relaxed.
Researchers say it is also to deal with depression.The findings were based on nearly 10,000 teens over an eight-year period.


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