Thursday, July 5, 2007

Parents: Prescription and OTC drug abuse on the rise among teens

In this interview, a mother who works in the substance abuse field talks about how this generation's parents, including herself, do not always consider it "on the radar" that their children are abusing prescription and/or OTC drugs and miss the signs. Part of the explanation might be that drug abuse looked a lot different a generation ago.

She spoke out to help other parents spot the signs after her own son died of an overdose.

In today's news, Al Gore's son was arrested for possession of various drugs in his vehicle, including prescription drugs. The younger Gore has a history of drug-related problems.

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