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Teens And The Difference Between Prescription Drug Use vs. Abuse

 

When we think of drugs, we tend to go straight to the image of grungy street dealers, but prescription drug abuse is just as bad and can even be more dangerous. Of course, it’s also a different and much more difficult issue to police due to the need to legitimately access prescriptions drugs. This makes it a very difficult category for parents to understand and help guide their children through.

Is every use of prescription drugs abuse in children?

Of course not. No matter the age, a child can have very real and legitimate needs to access prescription drugs- even fairly heavy prescriptions- dependant on mental and health issues … Read More