Thursday, June 17, 2010

Marchman Act Blog: New Report Shows Parents Unaware of Children's Ecstasy Use

Just One Percent of Parents See Their Teens At Risk to Ecstasy; Half Don't Know About Effects of the So-Called "Love Drug"

Despite Rapid Increase in Teen Ecstasy Use, Parent-Teen Perceptions Far Apart; New Advertisements Airing to Translate Awareness of the Drug into Knowledge & Action


New York, NY - While nearly 3 million teenagers in America have already tried the club drug Ecstasy, only one percent of parents believe their son or daughter is among them - and half of all parents are unclear about the effects of the so-called "love drug," according to a national survey released today by the Partnership for Drug-Free America(r) (PDFA).

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