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Teen Drug Use Drops In Ohio

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

by The Fix

A local prevention expert credits greater awareness, media attention and personal tragedies for the decrease. 

There’s some good news out of Ohio, as a new survey indicates teen prescription painkiller and heroin use are on the decline.

According to the Cincinnati Enquirer, the numbers come from a survey administered every two years by PreventionFirst, a nonprofit with the goal of stopping teen drug use before it begins.