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Prescription Drugs and
Over the Counter Medications

Following the instructions on the label or following your doctor’s instructions

Opioids medication

(Opioids have become the most common drug used by teenagers to get high)

Making risky decisions- being injured or killed because of fighting, becoming very drowsy- so drowsy that its difficult to awaken the person and dying from an overdose.

Friends and the family medicine cabinet are the major sources of these drugs. More than seventy percent of people who abuse prescription painkillers say they get them from family or friends.

Teens find it is the least expensive and easiest way of getting high and can be attained without having their motives questioned.

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