Opioid Prevention Toolkit

OPIOID & HEROIN AWARENESS TOOLKIT A Prevention Guide for Families

Student Concerns: Fond du Lac County 8th, 10th and 11th grade students reported the onset of non-medical use of any prescription medication to be 13.2 years of age. Source: Fond du Lac County 2018 Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug survey

12 Reasons teens use prescription drugs (National Institute on Drug Abuse)

Students who abuse prescription stimulants (e.g. ADHD, Adderall & Ritalin) reported higher levels of : ● cigarette smoking ● heavy drinking ● risky driving ● abuse of marijuana, MDMA (Ecstasy) & cocaine.

Source: Harvard School of Public Health, College Health Study, 2001 Survey


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