Drugs Facts

By: Dominick Santa Maria

Drugs Info

More teens die from prescription drugs than heroin/cocaine combined.

More than 60 percent of teens said that drugs were sold, used, or kept at their school.

1 in 9 high school seniors has tried Spice/K2

1.3 percent of seniors have used bath salts

Young people who drink alcohol are 50 times more likely to use cocaine than teens who never drink.

64 percent of teens surveyed who have abused pain relievers say they got them from friends or relatives.

15 percent of high school seniors used prescription drug

35 percent feel regular use is risky.

28 percent of teens know a friend or classmate who has used ecstasy

With 17 percent knowing more than one user.