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PRNewswire-- Excessive use of social media may dramatically increase risky behavior among young adults and teens, and may be directly linked to alcohol and drug abuse.
A recent UCLA study reported that 66% of teens that were being treated for substance abuse disorders said they had the desire to abuse drugs after visiting their friends' pages on social media sites.
While peer pressure has a direct effect on a teen's likelihood of using alcohol and drugs, the impact of social media is much more dramatic.
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