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Resource Title Gateway Drugs: How Does Addiction Start? Implications for Bullying Behavior
Summary

This article provides a comprehensive overview of the concept of 'gateway drugs' put together by the drug abuse and treatment experts at Foundations Recovery Network. With over 23 research citations and visual aids, the guide is both comprehensive and accessible for teens and adults. And considers the implications of risk factors (e.g. mental health conditions like anxiety or depression; stressful home environment; peer pressure) – leading to possible gateway drug use as well as implications for bullying behavior.

Topic Professional Development
Evaluation and Assessment
About Bullying
Target Audience Administrators
Teachers/School Staff
Students
Grade Level 9-12
Format External Website