teen prescription drug abuse

The most abused prescription drugs by teens

Prescription drug abuse is something many teens in the U.S. are currently struggling with. According to Rx Safety Matters, in the U.S. 1 in 4 teens have abused prescription drugs. This alarming teen drug abuse deserves more awareness. What is Prescription Drug Abuse? Prescription drug abuse is when you take pills or medication not prescribed [...]

By | 2017-02-08T14:55:11+00:00 February 8th, 2017|Addiction|0 Comments

Teen Drug Trend Report: The Top 5 drugs teens abused in 2016

Inspirations for Youth and Families is a leading teen drug addiction treatment center. Every year Inspirations conducts a measurability study to identify teen drug trends and the drugs teens abused. This study is based on the clients of Inspirations. We analyze their age, gender, and types of substance abuse to provide an informative assessment on the [...]

By | 2017-01-30T15:09:55+00:00 January 30th, 2017|Drug Trends|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

Every day in the US, 2,500 teens abuse a prescription drug

Every day in the US, 2,500 youth (12 to 17) abuse a prescription pain reliever for the first time. Teen Prescription Drug Abuse Inspirations provides a prescription drug addiction treatment program for teens, who are demonstrating destructive, rebellious, and defiant behavior. In addition, the goal of the program is to treat the disease of addiction, build [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:51:38+00:00 July 7th, 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

60% of teens abusing prescription drugs get them from friends

Teen Drug Abuse Statistics 60% of teens who abuse prescription drugs get them free from friends and relatives. If you have a child struggling with prescription drug addiction and the chaos of teen behaviors, Inspirations Teen Drug Rehab can guide you in the right direction by choosing an addiction treatment program that will provide the [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:59:01+00:00 November 24th, 2015|Teen Drugs and Alcohol Statistics|0 Comments