Teen prescription drug abuse is at epidemic levels.


One in four teens has misused or abused a prescription drug at least once in their lifetime. RxEffect is a campaign to build awareness about this problem. This project is sponsored by Stratford Community Services and The American Medical Association.



If one person is strong enough to speak out against using prescription drugs, the chances are that others will follow. That person could be you.

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The average age kids try drugs for the first time is 13. Kids who learn about the risks of drugs from their parents are up to 50 percent less likely to use.

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