Recreational Use of Prescription Painkillers Linked to Other Drug Problems in Teens
By Maia Szalavitz
May 8, 2012
Nearly 1 in 4 high school seniors has ever taken a prescription opioid pain reliever either medically or recreationally, according to a new study. Nonmedical use of these drugs was associated with a higher risk of smoking, illegal drug use and binge drinking, but proper medical use was not.
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Keywords: recreational use, prescription, painkillers, linked, drug problems, teens