Youth in our community have reported other teens asking for pain medications after an injury or getting their wisdom teeth out. Prescription drug abuse is a problem that is costing lives.
1 IN 6 IDAHO TEENS REPORT ABUSING A PRESCRIPTION DRUG.
Nearly 7 million Americans are abusing prescription drugs—more than the number who are abusing cocaine, heroin, hallucinogens and ecstasy combined.
Approximately 70% of children who abuse prescription drugs get them from friends or family.