Correlation Between ADHD and Substance Abuse Among Teens
Without proper care and ADHD counseling, some teens are turning to substance abuse to handle their issues.
Buddy T of About.com writes about ADHD and Substance abuse in his article, “ADHD Teens More Likely To Have Substance Abuse Problems”
An eight-year study of more than 600 teens has found that those diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have a much higher prevalence of substance abuse and cigarette use than those without ADHD. Teens being treated for ADHD are not less likely to have substance abuse problems than those who are not being treated, the research revealed.
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