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Teens, get the facts on prescription drugs

September 30, 2012 6:00 am Published by Comments Off on Teens, get the facts on prescription drugs

What’s wrong with abusing prescription drugs? What are the common misconceptions about prescription drug abuse?

NIDA answers those questions and more on their informative resource page. Geared towards early teenage years, the site clearly and honestly answers questions about the rapidly growing issue of prescription drug abuse. 

About NIDA: The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), created this Web site to educate adolescents ages 11 through 15 (as well as their parents and teachers) on the science behind drug abuse. NIDA enlisted the help of teens in developing the site to ensure that the content addresses appropriate questions and timely concerns. more