Is prescription drug abuse the biggest narcotic threat to teens and young adults?

Posted Aug. 17, 2009, at 5:06 p.m.

A recent news story reported that a Hampden teen’s death was linked to abuse of muscle relaxants. Are parents, educators and law enforcement officers aware of the availability and prevalence of prescription drugs? How are they getting into the hands of teens and

young adults? What is the best way to stop them from being abused?

http://bangordailynews.com/2009/08/17/opinion/is-prescription-drug-abuse-the-biggest-narcotic-threat-to-teens-and-young-adults/ printed on December 25, 2014