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Getting Smart About Teen Drug Abuse | Hope Recovery Addiction Center

GETTING SMART ABOUT TEEN DRUG ABUSE 90% of addictions start in the teenage years. 1 IN 6 TEENS have used a prescription drug in order to get high or to change their mood. Only 6 percent of parents say they have a child who has abused medicine, however 10 percent of teens admit to misusing/abusing medicines in the past 6 months. Parents Teens TWO-THIRDS 65% OF TEENS who abuse pain relievers say they get them from family members and friends. get medicines from home or friends Adults' perception of where teens are getting Rx drugs 27% from someone else 24% from school Yet, 22 percent of teens Only 3 percent of parents admit giving their child medication not prescribed for them say they were given a prescription medicine not meant for them by their parents. More Americans die from DRUG OVERDOSES than in car crashes and this increasing trend is driven. by Rx painkillers. One person dies every 19 MINUTES from drug overdose in the United States Opioid pain relievers are responsible for more overdose deaths than cocaine and heroin combined. CALL NOW! Hope Recovery Addiction Center (918) 779-0011 Sources: er-drugs-kill-more-people-than-murders-or-car-accidents-in-the-us/ EE

Getting Smart About Teen Drug Abuse | Hope Recovery Addiction Center

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Statistic shows how many million people have affected by prescription drugs. 1 in 6 teens have used prescription drugs in order to get high or change their mood. More Americans die from drug overdos...


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