Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Survey Finds Teenage Drug Abuse Jumped 33 Percent In Five Years

Red Orbit, April 23, 2013

"A newly released national survey found that the rate of teens that are abusing prescription drugs has jumped 33 percent over the past five years.
 Published at, the Partnership Attitude Tracking Study (PATS) found that 25 percent of teens have misused or abused a prescription drug at least once, a one-third increase since 2008. The study also found a troubling rise in the abuse of prescription stimulants. About 13 percent of teens report that they have taken Ritalin or Adderall when it was not prescribed for them." Read More

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