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PRC Region1
Prevention Rescource Center
@PRCRegion1
Data Repository
Alcohol Prevention
Rx Drug Prevention
Marijuana Prevention
Information
Research
Retail Tobacco Compliance
REGIONAL ADOLESCENT MARIJUANA USE
1984
1986
1997
46% of Lubbock-area students report trying marijuana at least once. This is much higher than the regional average (21.5%).
REGIONAL ADOLESCENT ALCOHOL USE
Lubbock: Drunk Driving Past Year 5 or More Times
11%
Have Ever Used Alcohol 
61%
16%
22%
Binge Drinking Last 30 Days
Plan to Use in Future
REGIONAL ADOLESCENT Rx MISUSE/ABUSE
Both teens and parents seem to share similar misconceptions concerning prescription drug misuse and abuse. 16% of parents and 27% of teens believe that using prescription drugs to get high is safer than using street drugs. 33% of teens believe that it okay to use prescription drugs that are not prescribed to them in order to deal with injury, illness, or pain.
Prevention Resource Center
Managed Care Center for Addictive/Other Disorders, Inc.
1715 26th St  |  Lubbock, TX 79411  |  806.780.8300
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