Adolescent Prescription and Over-the-counter Drug Abuse: The Truth About Abusing Over-the-counter and Prescription Medications

(YF1857, Aug. 2018)
Prescription and over-the-counter drug abuse and overdose are growing concerns across the nation and in North Dakota communities. In North Dakota, there has been a 59.7% increase in the number of controlled substance prescriptions dispensed between 2008 and 2015. Staying up-to-date on prescription and over-the-counter drug abuse trends is critical for today's caring adults.
Lead Author
Lead Author:
Meagan Scott, Ph.D., Assistant Professor/4-H Youth Development Specialist
Other Authors

Chloe Krinke, M.Ed., LAPC, NDSU Center for 4-H Graduate Assistant

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