Thursday, November 15, 2012

Prescription painkillers ‘like loaded guns’ for teens

Health Policy Solutions, November 14, 2012

"Andrea was 15 when she started abusing prescription painkillers. As an adolescent, the Denver woman, now 31, dabbled in alcohol and marijuana with friends, but it wasn’t until she had her wisdom teeth pulled and was prescribed Percocet that 'I found what I’d been searching for, where my body felt like it was in a comfortable space in life.'" Read More

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