Over the Counter Medication: Easy to Abuse
Many students believe that because a medication is prescribed by a doctor it must be safe. As a result, OTC and Rx drugs are commonly misused and can lead to tragic consequences.
Over the counter (OTC) medicines like Benadryl, Nyquil or Robitussin are easily accessible by teens and commonly used to get high. Using other’s prescribed medications like ADHD stimulants or pain controlling opioids is also happening in Clinton. While not as popular as marijuana or alcohol, these practices can lead to far greater tragedies for Clinton teen