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Teen Substance Abuse and Prescription Drugs

 

Teen Substance Abuse and Prescription Drugs

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Prescription abuse is on the rise among teens

Teen substance abuse of prescription drugs continues to rise.  If you have a teen, it is critical to speak to them about the dangers of these drugs and also to have your own drugs properly contained and deposed of within the proper time frame.  Unfortunately, despite parental precautions, teens continue to abuse these drugs.

Dr. Robin Wulffson warns parents of this surge in drug abuse among teens in her article, “Teens Responsible For Much Prescription Drug Abuse”. (Found in EmaxHealth)

According to a new study, the teen in your household might be a prescription drug abuser. Researchers affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver published these unfortunate findings online on October 16 in the Journal of Adolescent medicine.

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