Who is at risk for alcohol and substance use?
All children are at risk for alcohol and substance use, but teenagers who are found to be at a higher risk for drug and alcohol use are those who:
  • Have mental health issues

  • Have a history of trauma or abuse

  • Have low self-esteem

  • Feel like they don’t fit in

  • Have a family history of substance abuse

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1. What adult protection services are offered by Broomfield’s Health and Human Services (HHS) Department?
2. What types of allegations does Adult Protection investigate?
3. What should I do if I suspect that someone I know is a victim of abuse?
4. What substance abuse intervention services does Broomfield HHS offer?
5. Who is at risk for alcohol and substance use?
6. What are some reasons that teenagers use alcohol or drugs?
7. What are some of the warning signs that a teenager may be using alcohol or drugs?
8. What are the physical warning signs of drug abuse?
9. What are emotional signs of teenagers abusing drugs?
10. What are the behavioral signs of a teenager abusing drugs?
11. How can I get involved in or refer someone for substance abuse intervention services?