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5 Facts About Teen Drug Abuse | Rehabilitation Care Treatment

FACTS ABOUT TEEN DRUG ABUSE FIVE The United States represents 75% of prescription drugs taken. 60% OF TEENS WHO ABUSE PRESCRIPTION DRUGS GET THEM FREE FROM: FRIENDS RELATIVE FOUR More teens die from prescription drugs than heroin/cocaine combined. 2007 SURVEY The US found that 3.3% of 12-to-17-year-olds and 6% of 17-to-25-year-olds had abused prescription drugs in the past month. Of the 22,400 drug overdose deaths in the U.S. in 2005, 38.2% were caused by opioid painkillers." THREE 1/3 of teenagers who live in states with medical marijuana laws get their pot from other people's prescriptions. Some Effects of Marijuana Include LOSS OF INTEREST IN OTHER HOBBIES. LOSING FRIENDS WHO DON'T USE DRUGS. POOR ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE. 大众 TWO 60% of adults don't see regular 60% marijuana use as harmful. 5x# But THC (the active ingredient in the drug that causes addiction) is nearly 5 times stronger than it was 20 years ago. ONE In 2013, more high school seniors regularly used marijuana (22.7%) than cigarettes (16.3%). SOME PHYSICAL EFFECTS OF MARIJUANA INCLUDE: RED EYES AND DILATED PUPILS DRY MOUTH DIZZINESS SLOWED REACTION TIME SHALLOW BREATHING INCREASTED APPETITE Treatment Can Help You or Your Loved Ones THERE ARE MANY WAYS TO TREAT DRUG ADDICTION. DEPENDING ON THE SUBSTANCE(S) INVOLVED, TREATMENT MAY INCLUDE: BEHAVIORAL TREATMENTS COMBINATION OF BOTH. MEDICATIONS OK SOURCES: https://www.dosomething.org/facts/11-facts-about-teens-and-drug-use http://nihseniorhealth.gov/drugabuse/treatingsubstanceabuse/Ø1.html http://www.drugfreeworld.org/drugfacts/prescription/abuse-international-statistics.html http://www.muirwoodteen.com/teen-marijuana-abuse/who-needs-treatment/ Copyrights Reserved: Rehabilitation Care Call now! Treatment (713) 766-8973 rehabcaretreatment.com

5 Facts About Teen Drug Abuse | Rehabilitation Care Treatment

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5 Facts About Teen Drug Abuse | Rehabilitation Care Treatment Five: The United States represents 75% of prescription drugs taken. Almost 60% of teens who abuse prescription drug gets them free from...

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