Painkiller abuse in teenage predicts drug abuse during adulthood: Study

Teenage, marked by important changes in one’s life, is also the phase when children are under an overwhelming pressure, be it parental, social, academic or work-related. Thus, it is obvious for teens to encounter conditions that might make them feel worried and affect their mental health. While some teenagers take these changes in their stride..

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75% of high school heroin users start with prescription painkillers: Study

People are often under the misconception that prescription pain relievers are safer than illicit drugs as they are prescribed by certified medical practitioners. But what they do not realize is that when people fail to follow the prescription and change the dosage or consume others’ prescription medicines, it may lead to adverse effects, such as..

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