The early 2000s saw a surge in opioid use among high schoolers. The percent of high school seniors with a history of drug use has gradually begun to decrease in the last several years, and with 2017’s data officially compiled, we are proud to see this trend continue.
“Monitoring the Future” is a survey conducted by the National Institute of Drug Abuse annually.
Let’s continue to educate, reduce stigma, and find alternative ways to reduce pain. We will not give up until these percentages are zero.