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Dr. Eleazar Cruz Eusebio interviews with ‘the fix’ about preteen drug and alcohol use

Chicago Campus Associate Dean in School Psychology Dr. Eleazar Eusebio discussed the early use of drugs and alcohol by preteens, and factors that could contribute to their becoming dependent on either substance. “Research has found biological, behavioral, psychiatric, and psychosocial risk factors that may contribute to young people developing an addiction. Childhood use of alcohol and drugs is often associated with early behavioral problems and psychiatric disorders such as anxiety, and depression.” Read the complete article on “the fix.”


Dr. Eleazar Cruz Eusebio has practiced as a clinician and nationally certified school psychologist in the public schools, in hospital settings, and in private settings for over ten years.  Currently an associate professor in the School Psychology Department on the Chicago Campus, he has also worked as an applied behavior analysis therapist, learning disabilities instructor, behavioral coach, psychotherapist, school psychologist,  neuroeducational consultant, and advocate and teacher for emotionally disabled youth across the continental United States. Read more.