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Archive for the 'Teen Drug Use & Rehab' Category

What Justin Bieber Tells Us About the Teenage Drug Trend

Jun. 30th 2014

Is Justin Bieber an Example of Today's Youth?The recent arrest and subsequent deposition of Justin Bieber for both Xanax and marijuana highlights a growing issue amongst American teenagers. The number of teens who abuse prescription medication and the number of teens who use marijuana has grown steadily over the last few years. This is according to the latest reports from the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

In fact, according to the recent survey, almost 25 percent of 12th graders admitted to having smoked cannabis in the last month in 2013. Seven percent of 8th graders and 18 percent of 10th graders admitted to the same. In just five short years that means the percentage of 10th graders who use cannabis is up four percent. The use amongst 8th graders is up one percent, and among 12th graders, the use of cannabis has increased by three percent. Especially with a number of states looking at legalization, the attitude towards marijuana use appears to be changing on a national level and it clearly does affect teenagers.

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Naperville Police Warn Parents About Growing Heroin Use

May. 20th 2012

Police Warn Of Growing Heroin UseParents in Naperville, IL may not have enjoyed the information that they were presented during an informational forum held by the local police department, but the information that they were given may prove to be quite valuable down the road. They were informed about the increasing number of teenagers that are turning towards heroin.

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The Importance Of Finding A Rehab Location As A Safe Haven

Apr. 20th 2012

Teenage Drug Rehab Centers Must Keep The Kids SafeWhen it comes to having a teen in a rehab facility either as a parent or guardian, it is just as important to know that your teen is safe and secure as it is to know they are receiving the treatment needed in order to get better. A recent incident in North Mississippi illustrates this point.

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