This fact sheet lists the signs and symptoms that might indicate a youth has developed a prescription drug misuse problem. It includes specific information about opioid misuse, depressant (anti-anxiety medication and sedatives) misuse, and stimulant misuse along with information about speaking to health care provider and resources to access support. Part of the Arizona ReThink RX Abuse initiative which helps communities educate their citizens about prescription drug safety.
Funding Source: Arizona Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith and Families
Signs and Symptoms Youth
A guide to the signs and symptoms that might indicate a youth is misusing prescription drugs