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How To Determine If Your Adolescent Has A Problem With Marijuana?

Adolescent substance use can look quite different from adult substance use. Adolescents do not have the years and years of use and consequences. You may notice some behavior, emotional and motivation changes and these signs are a good time to reach out for an evaluation. When substance use is not treated early on it may lead to significant brain changes, more serious and problematic addiction later in life, future and more severe legal problems and death. Youth substance-related deaths are on the rise. Because substance use is progressive, meaning it gets worse, it’s best to treat it early before it becomes a severe problem.

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