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4 Things to Know About Teens Who Self-Medicate

Student Story: Aiden

Some teens drink and do drugs in an effort to fit in with the cool kids. But others do so for a far more alarming reason. This weekend on Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston talks about kids who use drugs and alcohol as a way to self-medicate and dull their painful emotions.

Author: Mark Gregston

Mark Gregston began working with teens more than 40 years ago as a youth minister and Young Life director. He has authored nearly two dozen books, has written hundreds of articles, and is host of the nationally-acclaimed Parenting Today’s Teens podcast and radio broadcast.