Substance Abuse and Mental Health Problems in Children/Teenagers

Mental health problems and drug use seem to go together…Kids with ADHD, ODD and Conduct Disorder are more likely to use drugs, sniff glue or gasoline.
Teens and young adults with poorly managed or misdiagnosed PTSD, Depression, Bulimia, Schizophrenia have an increased risk of abusing alcohol, pain meds, marijuana….
Alert: Anyone, with a mental illness who uses/abuses substances is on a slippery slope to death 😞
#depression  #PTSD  #suicide

#helptraceystopbullying #stopteensuicide

#changingfaceofmentalillness #engageeducateempower

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