Teens and Drugs
Statistics estimate 22.5 million Americans over age 12 use illegal drugs. The rates climb higher for teenagers. One in ten tens, ages 12 to 17 use drugs, and even more use alcohol. This episode of Tempo InDepth focuses on the consequences of teenage drug use.You’ll meet a mother who lost her child to drugs, hear from recovering addicts and explore programs to prevent drug use, starting in elementary school.