Parents: Possibly Unaware of Substance Abuse Problems with Adolescent Children
Would you know if your son or daughter was an alchoholic? What about if they smoked pot regularly? Chain smoker?
The National Institute on Alchohol Abuse and Alcoholism surveyed around 600 parents recently, around half knew that their teens smoked, or used alchohol or marijuana. However, only a handful knew when that use had became abuse or turned into dependence.