Research + News | Topic: Drugs

Social Media Use Puts Teens At Risk Of Developing Drug And Alcohol Issues

New research has found adolescents who are active on social media are being exposed to content that could put them at risk of developing drug and alcohol issues. Read the article here.

Teens Search Social Media For Illicit Drugs, Fentanyl A Risk

Police in Colorado say the drug and fentanyl epidemic is moving to the social media world and many parents don’t know their kids are part of it. Read the article here.

Teens Are Using Emoji And Secret Lingo To Find Illegal Drugs. How Parents Can Crack The Code

What parents need to know about the secret language of drugs online. Read the article here.

Teens Using Emojis As Code To Buy Counterfeit, Dangerous Drugs Online

Emojis are an easy, popular way to share emotions in picture form via text message or on social media, but some seemingly innocent emojis are actually code for drugs! Read the article here.