There seems to be a decline in drug abuse. Substance abuse is common among the teens. The problem is not only affecting teenagers in the United States but also in other parts of the world. Alcohol and drug abuse is common in adolescents. It is due to the influence that teenagers get from their peers. They mostly want to belong. The alcohol abuse has a lot of consequences. Majority of the teens take the substance because they want to experiment. Most of the consequences are not easy to treat. Marijuana is the number one drug that is abused by teenagers.