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Drugged Driving

Drugged Driving: In 2009, 1 in 3 fatally injured drivers tested positive for drugs.

Monitoring the Future 2013 Survey Results

NIH’s 2013 Monitoring the Future Survey shows high rates of marijuana use; decreases in abuse of pain relievers and some synthetic drugs.

Abuse of Prescription Pain Medications Risks Heroin Use

1 in 15 people who take non medical prescription pain relievers will try heroin within 10 years.

Popping Pills: Prescription Drug Abuse in America

52 Million people in the US, over the age of 12, have used prescription drugs non-medically in their lifetime

Stop Rx Abuse - Ignorance is NO excuse

70% of parents are concerned about their teen's prescription drug abuse.

Abuse of Prescription (Rx) Drugs Affects Young Adults Most

More young adults use pre- scription drugs nonmedically than any other age group.

Teens Mix Prescription Opioids with Other Substances

Teens who abuse Rx opioids often combine them with marijuana or alcohol.

Synthetic Marijuana Lands Thousands of Young People in the ER, Especially Young Males

By gender, 14% of male and 8% of female high school seniors abused synthetic marijuana.

Monitoring the Future 2012 Survey Results

NIDA’s 2012 Monitor- ing the Future Survey shows teen alcohol and cigarette use are down, while illicit drug use has risen in recent years.


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