Why Students turn to Drugs and Alcohol?

Why Students turn to Drugs and Alcohol?

It has been a trend among high school and college students to take heavy doses of cheap alcohol and various drugs. In the United States there are many students who feel unable to cope with increasing academic stressors and other challenges of life and as a result, they turn to heavy alcohol consumption and use of drugs excessively. The apparent transition from dependence to being independent along with other social pressures and academic stress leaves no other choice for the students and they turn to drugs and alcohol as supportive means. This article provides some other reasons that why younger students turn to these bad habits and what measures can be taken to prevent them from becoming a complete drug and alcohol addict. Read below to learn more. (more…)