Teenage Prescription Drug Abuse
Rhode Island Student Assistance Services 2013 Conference
Dr. Michael Fiori’s presentation slides: provide an overview of the similarities and differences in adolescent and adult substance abuse and the implications for treatment. Risk factors for substance abuse and dependence in adolescents with a focus on prescription drug abuse are covered.
In the event of a mental health or substance use crisis, call to connect with a licensed counselor, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Bilingual support and medications to assist with recovery are available.