Generation Rx

December 19, 2006

Parents, you might be your kids' drug dealer. They could be getting high from products in your pantry, under your sink, or in your medicine cabinet.

 

 

Still an Addict?

Stephen started selling drugs at 11, and was 12 when he tried Vicodin for the first time. Now, the 14-year-old maintains that he no longer gets high, but his mother, Colleen, has trouble believing him. 
 

"I'm in shock!"

 


 

Robo-Tripping

Christina, 21, says she can't start her day without taking half a bottle of cough medicine. Her four-year addiction is spiraling so far out of control, she fears her days are numbered. 

 

"I just want to die." 

 



A Teen on the Brink

Dana says her 16-year-old son, Josh, has been experimenting with over-the-counter drugs. She says he's downed bottles of NyQuil, packs of cold pills and an entire bottle of mouthwash " all in an effort to get high.

 

See what drastic measures she took to bring Josh to the show.