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Teen Girls Becoming More Open to Drugs, Alcohol

Tweet American teenage girls may be more receptive to using alcohol and taking drugs than in years past, a new report says. Girls appear more inclined than ever to reach for drugs and booze to help them emotionally, according to a survey by the nonprofit Partnership for a Drug Free America. For example, the 2009 survey of high school students found 53 percent of girls agreeing with the notion that drugs β€œhelp you forget your troubles,” up fr ... Jump to full article >>