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Teen Prescription Drug Abuse

Teens Who Abuse Xanax Often Got It From Their Own Doctor First

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 11.27.2014 | Healthy Living

More than 2,000 teens begin abusing prescription pills each day, according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health -- making prescription pills ...

The Scary Secret He's Helping To Expose

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 09.19.2014 | Teen

Seventeen-year-old Cyrus Stowe saw a dangerous trend happening at his Dallas high school. His classmates were abusing prescription drugs and nobody wa...

Drug Wars Abroad, Prescription Pain Killers at Home

Samuel K. Roberts, PhD | Posted 09.11.2012 | College
Samuel K. Roberts, PhD

Prescription opioids perform a vital role in pain management, but their overproduction lax regulation has had the inevitable result of mass diversion to illicit channels.

Stimulants: The Art of Diagnosis

Nancy Rappaport | Posted 08.15.2012 | Education
Nancy Rappaport

You might think I am duped daily by entitled kids who want medications to get better grades. As one girl bragged to Schwarz, "If you keep playing the angsty-teen role, you'll get something good." Give me a break.

Prescription Stimulant Use Finds Place In High School Students' Routines

Posted 06.12.2012 | Education

Once a habit indulged primarily by college and graduate students, prescription stimulant abuse has found a niche among students in academically elite ...