Prescription Drug Abuse can happen to anyone’s child.
Last year, over 80,000 Canadian teenagers used prescription drugs to get high, even though it can be very dangerous. Learn about the effects of prescription drug abuse on the lives of youth and their families. Health Canada invites you to watch powerful videos featuring real life personal stories from Canadians directly affected by prescription drug abuse.
Hear the stories of young people who became addicted to prescription drugs, available on the Healthy Canadians YouTube channel:
To find out more on prescription drug abuse and how to prevent it, visit: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/healthy-living-vie-saine/substance-abuse-toxicomanie/prescription-abuse-abus-ordonnance/about-au-sujet-eng.php