Prescription Drug Addiction among Teens Silverdale WA

Prescription drugs are very commonly sold on the street like other illegal drugs as well. Some teens even think a prescription drug, regardless of whom it was prescribed to be safer than an ordinary street drug. Cynthia may take her brother’s ADHD medicine to curb her appetite because she had been told how bad diet pills could be. Cynthia thought the ADHD drug would be safer.

Cascade Recovery Center
(360) 698-7267
9095 McConnell Avenue NW
Silverdale, WA
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Bremerton, WA
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105 National Avenue North
Bremerton, WA
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Substance abuse
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Outpatient
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Adolescents

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(360) 394-5200
18490 Suquamish
Suquamish, WA
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Substance abuse treatment, Halfway house, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
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Adolescents, Women, Men

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(360) 315-3902
Building 2850
Silverdale, WA
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Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
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(360) 697-7721
2017 Front Street
Poulsbo, WA
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Substance abuse
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Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders

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(360) 373-0155
2817 Wheaton Way
Bremerton, WA
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Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
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Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, DUI/DWI offenders

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(360) 373-1529
5464 Kitsap Way
Bremerton, WA
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Substance abuse , Halfway house
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Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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(360) 479-0853
645 4th Street
Bremerton, WA
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DUI/DWI offenders
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Prescription Drug Addiction among Teens

For a variety of reasons prescription drugs are used by teens in all parts of the world. Some teens may think that the drugs will assist them to have more excitement or to be happier, or to lose weight. Because family members could have the prescription, these drugs can be easier to get than street drugs. Prescription drugs are very commonly sold on the street like other illegal drugs as well. Some teens even think a prescription drug, regardless of whom it was prescribed to be safer than an ordinary street drug. Cynthia may take her brother’s ADHD medicine to curb her appetite because she had been told how bad diet pills could be. Cynthia thought the ADHD drug would be safer. After all, it was prescribed by a doctor for her brother - - but not for her - - and not for the condition in which she is taking the ADHD drug. Prescription drugs are only safe for the people who actually have prescriptions for them. A doctor has examined the person and told them exactly how to take the drug, and most likely, the person has also been told those things to avoid while taking the drug such as alcohol or other medications. Cynthia would most likely not have the same type of information and may combine this drug with another substance that could cause her significant health problems and/or even death. Cynthia did not know that taking her brother’s ADHD medicine was also illegal. Taking drugs without a prescription – or sharing a prescription drug with friends – is breaking the law.

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