Teen Prescription Drug Abuse On the Rise

"He was still making good grades," she explained, "still playing tennis. He looked like 'Mr. All-American', so who would think?"

Down to Earth

After using Oxycontin, Vicodin and Xanax for a year, Wendy finally crashed.

"I remember leaving school and taking Xanax and that was the last thing I remember," Wendy said. After 14 hours of searching, Wendy's mother found her in a garage, barely conscious.

"I know something happened to me sexually," Wendy said. "I don't even know who it was."

Two days later, she was at The Right Step.

"You have to have hit your bottom," she said. "For me it was almost dying, that's when I realized I actually did want to be alive."

Wendy relapsed after 60 days, but now she's back working hard at staying sober. Both she and Jay say they want to go to college -- right in the same neighborhood where they took the first right step toward sobriety.

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