Research + News | Topic: Drugs
Nov 9, 2022
Cracking The Emoji Drug Code: How Teens Are Using Emojis To Buy And Deal Drugs
A mother is bringing attention to how emojis can be used as a secret code to purchase and sell drugs after she lost her son to a drug overdose. Read the article here.
Sep 14, 2022
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.
Jul 21, 2022
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.
Jun 14, 2022
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
May 12, 2022
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.