Prevention Tactics Vol. 7, Iss. 1
Topic: Prescription Drug Misuse
Today most prevention efforts regarding drug use are aimed at marijuana, alcohol, amphetamines, and ecstasy. But there is another class of drugs given less attention and gaining in popularity: performance enhancing drugs (PEDs). PEDs are being used at the professional athlete level on down and according to recent research, PED use is on the rise with adolescents.