Sources

Sources:

  1. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration – National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008   Calculated from detail table 4.11.
  2. U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, 2007  http://www.justice.gov/dea/concern/prescription_drug_fact_sheet.html
  3. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration – National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006
  4. Office of National Drug Control Policy, Prescription for Danger, January 2008;
  5. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration – National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007
  6. Office of National Drug Control Policy, Teens and Prescription Drugs, February 2007;
  7. National Institute on Drug Abuse, Prescription Drug: Abuse and Addiction, http://www.drugabuse.gov/drugpages/prescription.html;
  8. Parents. The Anti-Drug, http://www.theantidrug.com/ http://kidshealth.org/teen/drug_alcohol/drugs/prescription_drug_abuse.html http://www.drugfree.org/portal/drugissue/features/prescription_medicine_misuse;
  9. The Medical Letter, Treatment Guidelines, Vol. 43, March 2001; Vol. 4, November 2006; Vol. 5, April 2007; Vol. 6, April 2008;     Vol. 50, December 2008; Vol. 7, March 2009;
  10. National Institute of Drug Abuse, University of Michigan, Monitoring the Future survey, 2006;
  11. White House Drug Policy Street Terms: http://www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov/streeterms/;
  12. Sharing Prescription Medication Among Teenage Girls: Potential Danger to Unplanned/Undiagnosed Pregnancies.
    Pediatrics, May 2003; 111: 1167 – 1170.