• Teen Drug Abuse : What drugs are abused by teenagers? MedicineNet.com, 5/9/2014
    In addition to alcohol, common categories of drugs of abuse include the following: Tobacco products (for example, cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco) Cannabinoids (for example, marijuana, hashish), sometimes called "pot, weed, Mary Jane, or herb" and is smoked in a "joint," "blunt," "bong," "backwood," or pipe Cold medications (for example, chlorpheniramine and pseudoephedrine [Sudafed], diphenhydramine [Benadryl] Read more
  • High School Students Carrying Weapons Child Trends, August 2014
    As of 2013, nearly three in ten high school males reported they carried weapons (such as a gun, knife, or club) in the past 30 days. .... Nonfatal injuries associated with firearms, in particular, occurred among 15- to 19-year-olds at a rate of 53 per 100,000 in 2012. And firearms were the sixth leading cause of unintentional death in 2011...... Read more
  • Identity Theft Statistics: 15 million victims a year
    Approximately 15 million United States residents have their identities used fraudulently each year with financial losses totaling upwards of $50 billion.* ...... Read more
  • DrugFacts: High School and Youth Trends National Institute on Drug Abuse, December 2014
    ..... the survey highlighted growing concerns over the high rate of e-cigarette use and softening of attitudes around some types of drug use, particularly decreases in perceived harm and disapproval of marijuana use...... Read more
  • The 10 Most Ridiculous "Dangerous Teen Trends" , By Lauren Otis.
    Eyeballing : To ingest, the "drinker" effectively thrusts the bottle into their eye and pours the liquid into it, which gets absorbed into the system through the mucus membrane. ......
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  • Teen Drug Abuse Statistics
    Almost 40% of high school students admit to drinking within the past month. Marijuana is also frequently abused by teens. In 2011, about 40% of high school students had admitted to ever using marijuana. About 7% of high school seniors admit to using it every day. In 2013, about 25% of high school students admitted to smoking cigarettes or using other tobacco products in the past month. In 2013, about 1 in 4 high school seniors admitted to getting drunk in the past month. Alcohol, marijuana, and tobacco are the substances most commonly abused by teens. Read more
  • 7 dangerous teen trends : By Lauren Shanley
    High school alcohol and drug use is on the decline, But older kids are finding dangerous ways to push boundaries. Here are 7 of the most frightening teen trends. ...... Read more
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