The rate of prescription drug abuse among adolescents has increased dramatically over the past decade. Prescription drugs are the second most commonly abused illicit drug among adolescents—surpassed only by marijuana (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2008).
WHERE ARE TEENS GETTING PRESCRIPTION DRUGS?
Teens say they are readily available -- in their own homes, from friends or relatives, and online pharmacies. Read these links and find out what you can do. http://www.dccca.org/documents/perscriptiondrugsflyer2-2009.pdf