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Unformatted text preview: likely relapse because very few adolescents abstain from drugs and alcohol forever. Also, he believes that it takes more then the occasional use of drugs and/or alcohol does not make an addict. Addiction takes longer to become apparent in an individual. And he says that the scare tactics of Oetting and Beauvais will cause more adolescents to become users. Peele concludes that the only real cure for drug and alcohol abuse in adolescents is prevention. He feels that if adolescents are properly informed about the effects of abuse they will be less likely to partake or abuse drugs and alcohol....
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- Fall '07