Teen Opioid Use is Down According to New Study

teenagerThe 2014 Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey just released this month by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) reveals that teen abuse of prescription painkillers/relievers, along with the use of alcohol and cigarettes, has declined since 2013.  The survey also found that the rate of teenage marijuana use was relatively stable.  At the same time, e-cigarette usage by teenagers, which was measured for the first time in the 2013 survey, was found to be high. Continue reading