The latest research indicates that teen abuse of prescription and over-the-counter medication has not increased, but seems to be leveling off. Unfortunately, that is not necessarily good news with 17% of high school students admitting to abuse of prescription drugs in their lifetimes.
Of greater concern to health officials is the role that parents may be playing in teen's decision to begin using prescription drugs to get high or alter their mood. ...
Teen Prescription Drug Use Unchanged originally appeared on About.com Alcoholism on Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 at 01:59:15.
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