Drugs 101 is an informative booklet that offers expert advice about drugs and how to start a conversation about them with your kids. It profiles people touched by addiction and explains what drugs are, how they work, their risks and how many young people use them.
AMONG OTHER THINGS, DRUGS 101 REVEALS
• Seventy-four per cent of 12-17-year-olds have tried alcohol, 23.3 per cent have smoked tobacco and 30.4 per cent have tried illegal drugs. +
• The main source of alcohol for underage drinkers is their parents.
• Children can achieve a dangerous high for less than $5.
• Ice, or crystal methamphetamine, is a potent amphetamine that is generally stronger and more addictive than speed.
DRUGS 101 IN THE MEDIA
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