Medicine Abuse Quiz

HOW MUCH
DO YOU KNOW

= ABOUT MEDICINE ABUSE? =

Arrange these drugs in the order of which they are most abused to least abused by teens.
  • Methamphetamine
  • Cough Syrup

    (Over-the-counter)

  • Prescription Painkillers
  • Stimulant Medicine

    (Ritalin, Adderall, etc.)

How many teenagers abuse prescription drugs for the first time every day?
  • 2,000
  • 1,500
  • 1,000
  • 500
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SUBMIT
Where will teens who abuse pain relievers usually get them?

A Doctor

The Internet

A Drug Dealer

Friends/Family

SUBMIT
Prescription pain relievers are responsible for more overdose deaths than:

Heroin

Both


Cocaine

SUBMIT
What percent of parents say they believe ADHD medication can improve a teen's academic or testing performance, even if that teen doesn't have ADHD?
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SUBMIT
What should you do with
unused medicines?

Drag the pill bottle to
the correct answer

Flush them
down the toilet

Throw them
in the trash

Save them in case
they're needed later

Find a prescription drug
take-back location

  • 6

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