Almost half of America’s teenagers have had some encounter with drug-related substances upon reaching senior year, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
The NIDA found 47.4 percent of seniors say they have used some type of illicit drug in their lifetime.
Out of this number 42.6 percent is marijuana.
Substance abuse has always been a concern for Brophy College Preparatory, as it is for just about any other school today.
This month The Roundup reported that 47 percent of high school students said they have used illicit drugs in their lifetime.