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Teens, Alcohol & Drugs

Teens, Alcohol & Drugs
  • news_drug_series_schools.jpg Hundreds face drug discipline

    Drug, alcohol and tobacco use among area public school students has led to hundreds of suspensions and expulsions in recent years.

    April 22, 2010 2 Photos

  • 0328_news_drugs.jpg Teens casual about pill use

    An Anderson high school student takes four hydrocodones. She tries to walk, but her steps are unsteady. She skips classes just to stay seated and wait out the high.

    April 21, 2010 4 Photos

  • news_tobacco_.jpg More local teens lighting up

    The average Madison County teen tries his or her first cigarette at 13. For one Madison County teen, the habit started earlier.

    April 20, 2010 5 Photos

  • news_drugs_alcohol_tobacco_beer.jpg Underage drinking costs high for county

    For one Madison County teen, drinking alcohol seemed like a natural habit while growing up with an alcoholic mother who drinks every day.

    April 19, 2010 5 Photos

  • news_drugs_alcohol_tobacco_day1.jpg Addiction happens early

    Addiction happens early. Researchers have long known that people who use alcohol and tobacco at a young age are more likely to carry those habits into adulthood. 

    April 18, 2010 6 Photos

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