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How are teens getting a hold of drugs!?
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David Escobar
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Medicine Cabinet
Unfortunately, one of the most common ways teens get a hold of drugs is to open the medicine cabinet at home.
Prescription drugs are among the most commonly abused drugs taken by teenagers.

In brief: Medicine Cabinet
Unfortunately, one of the most common ways teens get a hold of drugs is to open the medicine cabinet at home.
Prescription drugs are among the most commonly abused drugs taken by teenagers.
David Escobar
David Escobar
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Peers
Usually, bad companies, either school or neighborhood friends.
Perhaps, a few follow in their parents' footsteps getting a hold of the drugs that are being abuse in house, but that's a minority. A number of teens abuse prescription drugs nowadays, but i see a whole lot more those in their 20s and older abuse them than the teens themselves.

In brief: Peers
Usually, bad companies, either school or neighborhood friends.
Perhaps, a few follow in their parents' footsteps getting a hold of the drugs that are being abuse in house, but that's a minority. A number of teens abuse prescription drugs nowadays, but i see a whole lot more those in their 20s and older abuse them than the teens themselves.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Buying drugs
This is a major problem as it has become easy for teens to buy drugs from school friends, drug pushers, or find drugs in the medicine cabinet at home.
Some products are available legally in stores in small doses, and become dangerous drugs in large doses e.g. Certain cough medications etc. Join parent orgainizations to learn how to keep your child safe.

In brief: Buying drugs
This is a major problem as it has become easy for teens to buy drugs from school friends, drug pushers, or find drugs in the medicine cabinet at home.
Some products are available legally in stores in small doses, and become dangerous drugs in large doses e.g. Certain cough medications etc. Join parent orgainizations to learn how to keep your child safe.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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