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Thursday

03

February 2011

Juvenile Drug Abuse in Arkansas on the Rise

by At-Risk.org Staff, on abuse, Arkansas, drug, juvenile, substance, teen

Juvenile drug abuse is growing more common nowadays as increasing numbers of teens gain access to different street drugs. Anytime a new drug hits the streets, its popularity soars, and we find ourselves fighting against it. At the same time, drugs that have been around for years sometimes rise sharply and unexpectedly in popularity. Results of a 2006 survey of public school students throughout Arkansas indicate that approximately 11% of…