Commonly misused prescriptions include those that treat pain (opioids), anxiety or insomnia (depressants), and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (stimulants). Misusing a prescription drug means taking medication other than as prescribed, taking someone else’s prescription, or sharing yours with others. Misuse can lead to addiction, overdose, and death.
How to create a safe environment:
Some tips on what you can say to your teen:
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