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Prescription Drug Abuse Surging Among Youths

(5/20/2011)

By Emily Babay
The Examiner
May 11, 2011

A surge in prescription drug abuse cases is fueling fears that more D.C. metro-area teenagers are breaking into parents' medicine cabinets and trying friends' pills to get what's perceived as a less-dangerous high.

Local public health and safety officials say they're seeing more young people abusing prescription drugs. And some of those cases have been tragic.

Read the Examiner Article: http://washingtonexaminer.com/local/2011/05/prescription-drug-abuse-surging-among-youths


Keywords: prescription drug abuse, surging, youths



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