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Statistics of Prescription Drug Abuse, Overdosing, Emergency Room Visits: Foundation for a Drug Free World

Statistics of Prescription Drug Abuse, Overdosing, Emergency Room Visits: Foundation for a Drug Free World | prescription abuse | Scoop.it
Read the Truth about Prescription Drugs booklet, watch the video and learn about the international statistics of prescription medication abuse, including first-time use, emergency room visits and deaths from overdoing. Learn how teens are more likely to abuse prescription pills than use illegal street drugs, such as cocaine, heroin and ecstasy.
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Prescription Drug Abuse: Student Research Center - powered by EBSCOhost

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in 2001 about 3 million yoth with the ages between 13 and 17 and about 7 million of young adults with ages between 18 and 25 have used prescription medication nonmedically meaning with a doctors permission, according to national household survey on drug abuse held by the SAMSHA

SAMSHA said that most visits to the hospital emergency department have been because of overdosing with prescription pain relievers and has highly increased form 1994 to 2001

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A Prescription for TROUBLE: Student Research Center - powered by EBSCOhost

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gives quick examples ans statistics about my topic.

prescripition abuse on teens is a serious problem. 1 in five teens abuse of the medication they are prescripted

there are therapy you can take to help treat the problem of always being addictive

- gives whole story of how mallory started with prescription abuse and how everything turned out with her situation

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Prescription Drug Abuse and Dependence: Student Research Center - powered by EBSCOhost

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taking prescription drugs when not needed or necessary  is automatically called prescription abuse

side effects: cause personal,family and health problems.

Abuse: keep insistance in taking the drug even though your body already knows it may cause problems

ex- showing up late missing work or school

arguing, start being violent with others

(it gives good statements by authorities & quick exmaples!)

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Prescription Drugs | NIDA for Teens

Prescription Drugs | NIDA for Teens | prescription abuse | Scoop.it
Get the facts about how abusing prescription drugs affects your brain and body.
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every medication presents side effect not desirable.

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STRAIGHT TALK ON PRESCRIPTION DRUGS: Student Research Center - powered by EBSCOhost

STRAIGHT TALK ON PRESCRIPTION DRUGS: Student Research Center - powered by EBSCOhost | prescription abuse | Scoop.it
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"teenagers believe that if a doctor gives a drug to you, it cannot be so terribile" sayd Dr, Nora D

everybody thinks kids start of with abusing medication because they either want to get high or feel god, other to help them lose weight or study, or for pain relief.

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Prescription Drugs: Their Use and Abuse: Student Research Center - powered by EBSCOhost

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the reason drugs require a prescription is because they are very strong, powerful mediciation!

most teens do not abuse prescription drug

9.3 percent of seniors in high school have abused the painkiller vicodin in the past year.

when a person becomes an addict to the drug thier brain is changed

20-yr old student in the university of california, San Diego died in his dorm room after taking a combination of OxyContin and beer

 

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