Youth substance abuse problem tackled by Staten Island teens at all-day summit (3.31.14)

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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Dreary, damp and raining — by all accounts a perfect morning to sleep late — but not for this group of young people.

Instead of sleeping in they chose to spend a full day Saturday trying to wrap their heads around one of Staten Island’s biggest problems — substance abuse — prescription drug abuse in particular — among their peers — during the Tackling Youth Substance Abuse Youth Connect Summit at the Greenbelt Recreation Center in Sea View.

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