Teen Drugs and Alcohol Statistics

Prescription opioid addiction rose 37 percent between 2002 and 2014

Prescription opioid addiction rose 37% among young adults between 2002 and 2014. Prescription opioid addiction Over the years opioids have become more frequently abused by teens and young adults. Opioids are also known as mostly as pain relieving drugs. A few well-known names include Vicodin, Oxycontin or Codeine. Opioids are also highly addictive and can be [...]

By | 2017-04-11T15:02:54+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Teen Drugs and Alcohol Statistics|0 Comments

Everything you need to know about Molly Drug Abuse

The 411 on Molly Drug Abuse This is the first article in a three part Investigative Report on Molly Drug Abuse. Molly is a synthetic party drug that is hugely popular among teens and young adults. Inspirations for Youth and Families will share an interview with a teen about her Molly addiction and abuse. And the teen girl provides us [...]

By | 2017-01-13T13:06:18+00:00 January 13th, 2017|Teen Drugs and Alcohol Statistics|0 Comments

80% of people who use heroin report first misusing prescription opioids

80 percent of people who use heroin report having first misused prescription opioids. Prescription opioids, heroin and teen drug abuse Heroin is a highly addictive mind-altering substance. It is also classified as an opioid drug. Opioids are drugs that are chemically similar to endorphins, which the body naturally makes to relieve pain. Some of the [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:49:05+00:00 December 14th, 2016|Teen Drugs and Alcohol Statistics|0 Comments

In 2012, 18.3% of high school seniors in the United States had used hookahs

In 2012, 18.3% of high school seniors in the United States had used hookahs. Teens and Hookahs This research was done after the surge of hookahs being used all over the world. This increase has been notably done by young adults and teens. Within the U.S. a survey done by Monitoring the Future found that [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:49:23+00:00 November 10th, 2016|Teen Drugs and Alcohol Statistics|0 Comments

The risk for prescription opioid addiction rose 37% among young adults

The risk for prescription opioid addiction rose 37% among young adults Teen Prescription Opioid Abuse Teen prescription opioid abuse is a growing trend among our teens of today. More and more we see teens turning to opioid drugs to solve their problems. Whether it be emotional distress, peer pressure or even boredom. Teens are getting [...]

By | 2016-10-28T15:38:14+00:00 October 28th, 2016|Teen Drugs and Alcohol Statistics|0 Comments