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PEERx

Tweet to Help Prevent Teen Prescription Drug Abuse

Following is a list of suggested tweets about teen prescription drug abuse and NIDA’s free PEERx resources.

  • 1 in 13 high school seniors abused Vicodin in the last year. Teach teens the dangers of #Rx drug abuse: http://1.usa.gov/17JV7P5 #PEERx
  • Every day, ~2000 teens abuse #Rx drugs for the first time. Share the facts about the effects of Rx drugs: http://1.usa.gov/1dppMU0 #PEERx
  • Find out what OxyContin, Vicodin, and heroin have in common: http://1.usa.gov/14joYO2 #PEERx
  • Nonmedical use of #Rx drugs can have dangerous health effects. Share the knowledge: http://1.usa.gov/1dppMU0 #PEERx
  • Most teens abusing #Rx drugs get them from friends & family. Parents can help protect teens. Learn more: http://1.usa.gov/17JV7P5 #PEERx
  • Research shows that many teens abuse opioids, depressants, & stimulants. Educate them about the dangers: http://1.usa.gov/1dppMU0 #PEERx
  • Tell teens that #Rx drug abuse is NOT safer than abusing illicit drugs. Share the facts: http://1.usa.gov/1dppMU0 #PEERx
  • Talk to teens about #Rx drug abuse. These interactive videos put teens in the driver’s seat: http://1.usa.gov/14jmxL7 #PEERx
  • Stop teen #Rx drug abuse now! Check out these free resources to help educate teens about the dangers: http://1.usa.gov/17JV7P5 #PEERx