Friday, November 11, 2011

Prescription Drugs Abuse Becoming Epidemic In Middle Class America

Madison Patch (Madison, CT) November 11, 2011

"An alarming rise in prescription drug abuse, along with an increasingly available selection of synthetic drugs, are just a few of the trends parents should be aware of as they talk with their children about drug and alcohol abuse, experts said Thursday night at a workshop sponsored by the Madison Alcohol and Drug Education (MADE) coalition.
The MADE coalition presentation, 'Current Youth Drug and Alcohol Trends' Thursday night at Memorial Town Hall, featured Catherine LeVasseur, formerly of The Governor’s Prevention Partnership and now the new Coordinator for M.A.D.E. and Charles Grady, Senior Investigator at the U.S. Attorney’s Office in New Haven. They presented startling information on the latest alcohol and drug products, marketing strategies and drugs of choice our youth are confronting." Read More

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