teen drug 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

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

In 2014, 1.2 million people aged 12 or older reported to be current users of cocaine.

In 2014, 1.2 million people aged 12 or older reported to be current users of cocaine. Teen Cocaine Addiction Cocaine is a powerful stimulant that is derived from the leaves of the coca plant. It is usually snorted, but it can also be mixed with water and injected. The intensity and duration of cocaine’s effects—which [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:54:11+00:00 April 6th, 2016|Teen Drugs and Alcohol Statistics|0 Comments

Approximately one in five adolescents has a diagnosable mental disorder

Approximately one in five adolescents has a diagnosable mental disorder, such as depression and/or anxiety disorders. Teen Mental Health The signs of a mental disorder are not always obvious. Although to cope with their disorder most teens turn to drugs and self medication instead of professional help. Inspirations hybrid treatment plan of handles drug abuse [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:54:24+00:00 March 31st, 2016|Teen Drugs and Alcohol Statistics|0 Comments

One in four teens has ridden in a car with a driver who had been drinking.

One in four teens has ridden in a car with a driver who had been drinking. Teen Alcohol Abuse No matter the reason for abusing alcohol, teens are drinking more and more each year. Many teens are also getting behind the wheel in this impaired state. This abuse can easily turn to addiction and Inspirations [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:55:00+00:00 March 15th, 2016|Teen Drugs and Alcohol Statistics|0 Comments

More teens die from prescription drugs than heroin/cocaine

Teen Prescription Drug Abuse Prescription opioids act on the same receptors as heroin and therefore can be highly addictive. People who abuse them sometimes alter the route of administration (e.g., snorting or injecting vs. taking orally) to intensify the effect. Start spreading awareness with our graphic on teen drug abuse stats! See more stats here [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:57:04+00:00 January 22nd, 2016|Teen Drugs and Alcohol Statistics|0 Comments

Teen adderall abuse has increased to 7.5% this year!

Teen Drug Abuse Statistics Adderall abuse has increased among high school seniors from 5.4% in 2009 to 7.5% this year. Teen adderall abuse Adderall is one of the many stimulants abused by teens. This drug targets the central nervous system. It affects the chemicals in the brain and neuroreceptors in the brains that control concentration [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:57:35+00:00 January 6th, 2016|Teen Drugs and Alcohol Statistics|0 Comments

Teens who learn about drugs from parents are 50% less likely to use

Teen Drug  Abuse Statistics Teens who consistently learn about the risks of drugs from their parents are up to 50% less likely to use drugs than those who don't. Your teens are at certain rebellious stages—may not seem to be listening to you. They are,though, so don’t let up! To effectively communicate with them about [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:59:23+00:00 November 12th, 2015|Teen Drugs and Alcohol Statistics|0 Comments

In 2014, 4% of seniors abused non-prescribed cough medicine

Teen OTC Statistics In 2014, 4% of seniors abused non-prescribed cough medicine Over the counter drugs (also known as OTC’s), have become an increasing problem for teens, parents and businesses, due to the growing popularity for teens trying to get high and teen drug abusers. OTC drugs commonly abused by teenagers are cold and cough [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:59:42+00:00 November 6th, 2015|Teen Drugs and Alcohol Statistics|0 Comments

In 2014, Colorado had 31 cases of dabbing home blasts.

Teen Marijuana Statistics In 2014, 31 cases of dabbing home blasts were reported in Colorado. Dabbing is the act of extracting THC from the marijuana bud into a wax or oil form that is then ingested through a "bong" or "vapor". This trend is done to provide a more potent and quicker high to its user. [...]

By | 2017-01-03T15:04:28+00:00 September 11th, 2015|Teen Drugs and Alcohol Statistics|0 Comments