Juvenile substance abuse is a widespread issue. The National Institute on Drug Abuse reported that 14.3 percent of 12th grade students used illegal drugs in 2016.
You love your son more than anything. As a parent, you will do anything for your child. You have sworn to nurture them, love them and keep them safe. For the most part, you can do just that. Sometimes things are out of our control. As children grow they often experiment. The journey to really finding yourself can be a difficult road to navigate. For some, that may mean hitting a few bumps in the road along the way.