Some High Schools Teach Teens About Dangers of Heroin and Prescription Opioids

Some high schools are teaching teens about the dangers of heroin and prescription opioids. One school in West Virginia has a drug-free club, which meets to learn about drug use and addiction.

“All of our students have a story of somebody in their family who is an addict or a friend of a family member or something of that nature,” Erin Parsons, a history teacher at John Marshall High School in Glen Dale, West Virginia, told U.S. News & World Report. The more than 300 club members go on field trips and take part in community service projects.

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