Prescription drug abuse

How prescription drugs can be abused, preventing prescription drug abuse and drugs that are typically misused.

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About prescription drug abuse

Health effects, population at risk and ways to prevent prescription drug abuse.


About benzodiazepines including the effects, risks of abuse or misuse and how to prevent abuse.


Opioids, their side effects, risks and how you can prevent abuse or get help.

Prescription stimulants

Information on prescription stimulants, such as the effects and risks.

Counterfeit prescription drugs

About counterfeit prescription drugs, their risks to youth and how we stop their production.

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