The local juvenile court often must address issues relating to drug use. Dr. Verde encourages you to participate in an Internet Discussion Board for personnel of the different courts relating to drug issues. You go to the discussion thread on adolescent drug use to address the following:
—Identify and discuss risk factors and protective related to family and social environment that affect adolescent drug use.
—Currently, which drugs are most commonly used by adolescents?
—What are current demographics and trends in adolescent drug use? Which drugs are most commonly used by adolescents?
—Identify and describe two drug-prevention strategies that have been used to target adolescents. Have they been successful? Explain.