Facts about the teenage brain.
Let’s start by taking a good hard look at the teen brain, because the brain is one of the main culprits in determining why teens act the way they do and why they engage in risky behaviors. If you can understand a little more about the teenage brain, you may be able to have a conversation and help teens decide about how to make wise choices and avoid illegal substances and other risky behaviors.
This is a great article summarizing how the teen brain works.
This article gets a little more technical, but you can’t argue with science…