(WESH 2 News, Feb. 2) One in four teens has used or abused a prescription drug in their life, and many of them start at a young age. Prescription drugs are the most commonly abused drugs by children ages 12 and 13.
(WKRN, Feb. 26) A recent study published in JAMA Pediatrics revealed a scary reason why teens are ending up in the ER: overdoses from prescription and illicit drugs, specifically opioids and heroin.
(WKRN, Feb. 26) – A hard hit can do more than just knock the wind out of a player on the field. It can leave them with an injury requiring medical attention and possibly pain medication. Read more.
(AFP Relax News, Dec.28) Negative perceptions of marijuana among 13-14-year olds and 15-16-year olds in the state of Washington have declined by 14 percent and 16 percent since the drug was legalized.
A 21-year-old Baltimore native was just announced the winner of the 2017 Red Ribbon Campus PSA Contest for her creative, animated anti-drug video that promoted healthy alternatives to drug use.
Raven Jackson was recently announced the winner of the 2017 Red Ribbon Campus PSA Contest for her creative, animated anti-drug video.
(US News, Dec. 13) A recent "Monitoring the Future" study showed that drug use and risky behavior among high schoolers is declining.
(Medical Express, Dec. 12) Some teens said drugs were "not a good look" for them.
(CBS News, Dec. 9) Heroin overdoses surpassed gun homicides last year for the first time.
(NBC News, Dec. 5) High school athletes are susceptible to drug abuse even without peer pressure: through sports.