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question markPrescription drugs are the 4th most abused drug among Idaho's high school students (YRBS, 2017).                                                                                    


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Different meaningsIs your child talking about prescription drugs right in front of you? Take this quiz to see if you know the common slang terms for prescription drugs.


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  • Approximately 1,000 Treasure Valley youth joined state and city officials at the Idaho State Capitol on Friday, October 23rd, 2017, from 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m., for the 29th annual Red Ribbon Week Rally.  The event, sponsored by DrugFree Idaho, Inc., is held every year to encourage students to live drug-free. Red... read more

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  • Drug overdose deaths may peak in 2017, experts at Columbia University predict. By 2034 the overdose rate could fall back to rates last seen in the early 1980s, they say. The experts predict the projected drug overdose death rate will peak in 2017 at 16.1 deaths per 100,000 population, The Wall Street... read more