teen opioid abuse

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

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