National Institute on Drug Abuse for Teens

Prescription Drug Facts

~What is Prescription Drug Abuse?~

~But Aren’t Prescription Drugs Safe?

~How Are Prescription Drugs Abused?

~ How Does Prescription Drug Abuse Affect Your Brain?

~ What Are the Other Effects of Prescription Drugs?

~ Can You Get Addicted to Prescription Drugs?

~ Can You Die If You Abuse Prescription Drugs?

~ How Many Teens Abuse Prescription Drugs?

~ What Should I Do If Someone I Know Needs Help?

~ For More Information on Prescription Drugs



Lingo Quiz


Is 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.