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Understanding Adolescent Alcohol Use

Smartphone displaying messages inviting a teen to drink alcoholic beverages

Observational/Non-treatment Study

The purpose of this study is to evaluate how the over-the-counter supplement N-acetylcysteine (NAC) affects the brain in adolescents who may or may not use alcohol. This study requires five visits over the course of approximately 31 days. This study involves Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) which is a technique that uses a magnetic field to create pictures of the brain. MRI does not involve radiation, injections, or dyes and is safe and non-invasive. Youth ages 15 to 19 are able to participate in this study.

To learn more information about this study, text YOUTH to 44332. Information and participation is confidential.