If your teen is using alcohol or other drugs, he or she may have
difficulties at school. The following are some questions to ask yourself if you
suspect substance use is interfering with your teen's education:
Has your teen skipped classes or missed school
without your knowledge?
Has your teen forged your name for class or
Is your teen sleeping during class?
your teen having trouble with his or her teachers?
Is your teen
spending less time studying and more time with friends?
teen less motivated to do school projects?
Are your teen's grades
Has your teen been expelled or suspended from
Is your teen talking about quitting school?
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ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerPatrice Burgess, MD - Family Medicine Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerPeter Monti, PhD - Alcohol and Addiction Christine R. Maldonado, PhD - Behavioral Health