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What is the drug of choice in the runaways?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
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In brief: Alcohol

Despite the lip service, society does little of real benefit for children who run away to escape intolerable home conditions.
You will be told "drugs / alcohol are the problem" since most people in these situations require something to numb the mind against the nightmare of an emotionally abusive home and street. In my autopsy series, "troubled kids" usually have chosen alcohol first.

In brief: Alcohol

Despite the lip service, society does little of real benefit for children who run away to escape intolerable home conditions.
You will be told "drugs / alcohol are the problem" since most people in these situations require something to numb the mind against the nightmare of an emotionally abusive home and street. In my autopsy series, "troubled kids" usually have chosen alcohol first.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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