Pharmacy students present Generation Rx

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Pharmacy students at Cedarville University are part of a student-led effort to fight the epidemic of prescription drug abuse.

Cedarville students are using Generation Rx to focus on middle and high school students.

They visit the kids and talk with them about the dangers of prescription and illicit drug abuse, what it does to their bodies, how to get help for a family member or friend who may be in trouble.

They say the goal is to keep the number of people battling addiction from growing, and help turn the tide of addiction here at home and across the nation.

They say the younger students seem more receptive to the message when it comes from college students. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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