Why the Teen Years Matter

What Were You Thinking

Have you ever wondered why teens do the things they do?

There’s a reason that teenagers act the way they do. Understanding the brain science behind teenage behavior can help parents better prepare their kids to avoid drugs and alcohol.

Addiction Starts in Teen Years

Ninety percent of addictions start in the teen years. It is important not to ignore risk factors and assume your child will be okay, or simply ignore a problem because you think it’s just a passing stage of development. If something appears wrong, start taking action.