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New Study: 20% of Teens Abuse Drugs Not Prescribed to Them

Posted Jun 08 2010 6:22am

FOX 9′s Tim Blotz talked with Hazelden psychiatrist, Dr. Joseph Lee, about this disturbing trend.

Think those illegal drugs some of our teenagers are taking are all street drugs?

Think again.

A new study by the Centers for Disease Control finds that one in five high school students have taken a prescription drug that they didn’t get from a doctor. These include pain pills and attention deficit drugs.

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