Drink and drug risk is lower among optimistic pupils with ‘happy’ memories

1/25/21–According to research published in the peer-reviewed journal Addiction Research & Theory, teenagers with happy childhood memories are likely to drink less, take fewer drugs and enjoy learning. The findings, based on data from nearly 2,000 US high school students, show a link between how pupils feel about the past, present and future and their classroom behavior. This in turn influences their grades and risk of substance misuse. Read