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Protect Children From Prescription Drug Abuse

Since 2012, prescription opioids have been the primary substance of abuse in the state, and their use has outpaced alcohol abuse, according to the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services. Young Tennesseans use prescription painkillers at a 30 percent higher rate than the national average. BUT – Everyone can help play a key role in combating this abuse. 

Click here for important prevention tips.

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