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Prescription Drug Abuse Facts
Opioids—pain medicines like Vicodin, OxyContin, or codeine
Depressants—medicines used to relieve anxiety or help a person sleep, such as Valium or Xanax
Stimulants—medicines used for treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), such as Adderall and Ritalin
Prescription Drugs—general information about all types of medications
In the Choose Your Path video classroom activity teens control a character’s decisions surrounding prescription drug abuse and the results.