Over 4,000 Scottish Teens Treated for Alcohol, Drug Abuse in Past Four Years

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(The Christian Institute) Thousands of Scottish teenagers have been treated for drink or drug related abuse, new figures have revealed.

Figures obtained by STV News found that more than 4,000 teens required care or were referred to substance abuse services during the past four years.

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde reported the highest number of cases with 713. The NHS Lothian area had the second highest total with 607 cases.

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