Teen Drinking: The Risks - Part 1 Video

Learn about Teen Drinking - The Risks of Teen Drinking and Drug Use
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Hi, I am Judy Cousins and I am a Clinical Social Worker and today what I want to talk about is, how to recognize substance abuse, alcohol and drug abuse in teens and I am going to start with talking about, giving you an overview of a context to which that we will be thinking about how to recognize drug and alcohol abuse in teens. I am going to talk about the factors that are involved in alcohol and drug abuse in teens and also, I think it's important and I am going to look at the protective factors and what is part of recovery for teens after they have been using alcohol and drugs and I would like to start with telling you just a little bit about myself. I am a Clinical Social Worker as I said, I have a private practice in Old Town in Alexandria, Virginia and in my practice I see families and I see adults and I see couples and I do see teenagers as well. 1

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