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Drug Facts: Prescription Drugs

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Abuse of prescription drugs is skyrocketing among teens. This site from the Office of National Drug Control Policy outlines the three most commonly abused prescription drugs: pain killers, depressants and stimulants. For each category you can find out the street names, what the drugs are, the risk in taking them short-term, and the long term effects. The section "The Bottom Line" gives a terse explanation of why each category of drugs is so harmful.

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