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Prescription Drugs

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Explains to young teens how prescription drugs, when used improperly, can cause addiction and other harmful health problems.

NIH Pub Number: 09-7423
Published: January 2009
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NIDA. (2009, January 1). Prescription Drugs. Retrieved from https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/mind-over-matter/prescription-drugs

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Invites young teens to take a scientific journey to learn about the brain’s complex responses to specific drugs, including cocaine, hallucinogens, inhalants, marijuana, nicotine, opiates, prescription drugs, and steroids.

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