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The Link Between Depression and Alcohol Use in Teens

Article from VeryWell Mind by Nancy Schimelpfening

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Nancy Schimelpfening says "Because alcohol is easy to obtain and socially acceptable, it is a very popular means of self-medication for depression. Despite the fact that it is illegal for young teens to purchase alcohol, they are often able to get it through their parents' liquor cabinets, unscrupulous store clerks, or older friends who purchase it for them."

This article talks about alcohol use among teens and how it can be linked to depression.

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Alcohol, Depression, Drinking, Teens