NIDA for Teens: The Science Behind Drug Abuse
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You rebuff the offer.

YOU: Naah. I’ll just try my best and take my chances.

Sharing prescription drugs is never safe.


We see you in the classroom where you are handed a test from a peer. You look over the questions. It doesn’t look so bad. You answer them.


TEACHER: And, one more thing before we’re done, I have your tests for you.

The teacher returns the test papers.

TEACHER: Here you go. Good job.

You get your test back…You are pleasantly surprised when you see a B+!

TEACHER: Good job.

YOU: (Under your breath) Phew! That's a relief.

ANNOUNCER: Way to go! You chose a healthy path. Remember, abusing prescription drugs is dangerous, and you never know what the effects could be.

Choose Your Path