Alcohol and Drugs
The drug and alcohol use of 12 to 17 year olds is on the rise. Additional drugs, such as cocaine, methamphetamines, and Ecstasy, are also increasing. Many youths view drug and alcohol use as “no big deal.”
Step 1: Read the section entitled “Psychoactive Drugs” from Chapter 4.
Step 2: View the following film clip: “Experimenting with Alcohol and Drugs.”
Step 3: In at least *five* sentences, please answer the following question based on your readings and the film clip: Why do so many youths use drugs and alcohol? * Learn more about the different types of Psychoactive Drugs.