The National Institute of Health found that more than half of high school seniors in the U.S. drank alcohol in the last year, and another report stated that 90% of teens consume alcohol by binge drinking, using it as a coping mechanism to battle loneliness and depression. NBC’s Erika Edwards speaks to a teen who turned to alcohol and marijuana to cope with anxiety and depression, and how she turned to her mother for help.
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