From Senior, Male: I do know kids who use over the counter meds to get high. It is easy to buy them at Walmart especially. Noone cares at checkout how old you are. Popular things are cough syrup and Bendaryl. They are cheap and accessible and people think they aren’t dangerous because they are
From Senior, Female: I do not think I know of anybody who has misused over the counter medicine, which is a good thing. Not having a very high usage rate cannot be mistaken for unimportance. Luckily only 1.7% of Clinton students grades 7-12 reported having used pain medication. We believe this to be accredited
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On December 4, 2017 Clinton Public Schools, the Clinton Police Department, and Partners in Community presented on Substance Use Trends and Prevention at the Morgan School. The results from the 2016 and 2017 student substance use surveys were discussed by Kelley Edwards, and overall the news is very good. Click here for a copy of