Adolescents are more prone to drugs. As they go through many mental and emotional changes during adolescence, they may start consuming drugs in order to overcome negative emotions (such as stress, pressure, depression and frustration) and to excel in various fields. Sometimes, curiosity, need for adventure and excitement and experimentation also lead to consumption of drugs by adolescents.
As drugs are inherently addictive, adolescents taking such substances become dependent on them. This can lead to health problems and indulgence in criminal activities.