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Drugs Prescription drugs

Most young people feel pressure to do well in school, to be accepted by their peers, and to please their parents. Sometimes they turn to drugs to ease their fears about not measuring up.

As an adolescent, Joel was searching for a way to cope with his feelings. He started to drink alcohol. Then, when given the opportunity, he started to take prescription drugs, too.

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