Drug education in high school needs to be more comprehensive
Drug overdose is now the leading cause of accidental death in the United States, and the majority of Americans with problematic substance use start smoking, drinking or using other drugs before the age of 18.
The most effective way to combat these startling statistics is to use education to inform teens of the facts surrounding drug use. But unfortunately drug education is lacking where it would be most effective, in high schools across the country.
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Drug Education in High School Needs to be More Comprehensive
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