Another major issue with teens today is drugs. Most teens do drugs because the media makes them seem like everyone is doing them when indeed they are not. Most teens use drugs and alcohol as a way to escape their everyday issues and what they really are doing is putting all their issues behind them for a minute. Below are some helpful links that i found interesting about teens using drugs and alcohol and they may even prevent you or any of your friends from doing these things. Generally when teens do drugs they are linked to alcohol as well. Most teens drink because the media makes drinking seem cool and problemless when indeed drinking starts the problem.