TITLE

Rx drug abuse rises in high school students

AUTHOR(S)
Dearment, Alaric
PUB. DATE
July 2012
SOURCE
Drug Store News;7/23/2012, Vol. 34 Issue 9, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the rise of prescription drug abuse among high school students in the U.S. The National Institute on Drug Abuse stated that opioid painkiller from Abbott and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder drug from Teva are the most commonly abused drugs among 12th graders. Moreover, according to the National Education Association Health Information Network, 1-in-5 high school students have used a prescription drug without a prescription from a doctor.
ACCESSION #
79623536

 

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