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Does my child have an alcohol or drug problem or is it just a phase?

 

Last updated 11/29/2018 at 11:36pm



TEMECULA – National statistics said 82 percent of children will have used alcohol, or some other drug, before graduating from high school. Upward of 15 percent will go on to experience a lifetime of problems related to their use of substances.

The question for all parents facing this situation is “In which category is my teen?”

Although there are no absolutes, there are indicators to answer the question.

First, is there a significant family history of alcohol or drug abuse in the natural family? The closer the history of abuse to the parents, especially the same-sex parent, the gre...



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